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Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Maumee Stone Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio

 
Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Maumee Stone Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio

Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Maumee Stone Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio

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Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine from Maumee Stone Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio

DESCRIPTION:No. 70602
Mineral:Strontianite pseudomorphs after Celestine
Locality:Maumee Stone Quarry, Lime City, Wood County, Ohio
Description:Translucent white strontianite pseudomorphs after blue celestine (celestite) crystals with some celestine remaining in the cores. The celestine crystallized first, then altered to white strontianite, maintaining the original shape of the celestine. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:22x21x15 mm
Crystals:13-17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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