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Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

 
Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 71804
Mineral:Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite
Locality:Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York
Description:Large lustrous octahedral black spinel crystals to 38 mm in translucent white calcite with lustrous brown phlogopite mica crystals to 5 mm. The calcite was dissolved to expose the spinel crystals and resulted in unusual patterns of white etched calcite. Collected ca. 1970. From my personal collection #680
Overall Size:7x7x3 cm
Crystals:3-38 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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