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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73001
Mineral:Spinel in Diopside and Phlogopite
Locality:Amity, Amity-Edenville marble belt, Warwick Township, Orange County, New York
Description:Classic cluster of many lustrous black octahedral spinel crystals in parallel orientation on one face of limonite-stained diopside-phlogopite matrix. The spinel crystals weathered from the surrounding marble. Amity is known for spinel crystals to 30 cm. Ex. Dave Wellbrock collection M1201, collected by Doug Wahl in June 1994
Overall Size:5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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