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Diopside with Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

 
Diopside with Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

Diopside with Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

Diopside with Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

Diopside with Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

Diopside with Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

Diopside with Calcite from Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 72813
Mineral:Diopside with Calcite
Locality:Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York
Description:Gray-brown elongated diopside crystals in a shallow cavity with translucent white calcite. The diopside crystals are eight-sided prisms with indistinct terminations. The brown color may be alteration of the surfaces as the cores are greenish-gray. Ex. W. B. Thompson collection; ex. Dr. Joseph Springall (1811-1895) of Dexter, Maine
Overall Size:10x7.5x4 cm
Crystals:3-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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