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Corundum with minor Ilmenite from Shimersville, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

 
Corundum with minor Ilmenite from Shimersville, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Corundum with minor Ilmenite from Shimersville, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Corundum with minor Ilmenite from Shimersville, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Corundum with minor Ilmenite from Shimersville, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

Corundum with minor Ilmenite from Shimersville, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 72918
Mineral:Corundum with minor Ilmenite
Locality:Shimersville, Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Description:Translucent blue-gray corundum crystal with tapered, barrel-shaped hexagonal form. The surfaces of the corundum crystal have dark metallic ilmenite crystal inclusions to 2 mm and are pitted with earthy remnants of soil in the crevices. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #144; originally acquired ca. 1940, collected ca. 1880
Overall Size:6.5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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