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Magnesite on Serpentine from Abandoned I-278 highway exit, north of Deere Park, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

 
Magnesite on Serpentine from Abandoned I-278 highway exit, north of Deere Park, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Magnesite on Serpentine from Abandoned I-278 highway exit, north of Deere Park, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Magnesite on Serpentine from Abandoned I-278 highway exit, north of Deere Park, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

Magnesite on Serpentine from Abandoned I-278 highway exit, north of Deere Park, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 70819
Mineral:Magnesite on Serpentine
Locality:Abandoned I-278 highway exit, north of Deere Park, Staten Island, New York City, Richmond County, New York
Description:Translucent white magnesite crystals lining a slender cavity in greenish serpentine. The magnesite is a secondary mineral formed from the decomposition of the serpentine, the bedrock underlying Staten Island. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1996
Overall Size:6x3x2 cm
Crystals:1 mm
Status: For reference only
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