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Elpidite and Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

 
Elpidite and Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

Elpidite and Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

Elpidite and Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

Elpidite and Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

Elpidite and Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

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Elpidite and Albite from Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada

DESCRIPTION:No. 73413
Mineral:Elpidite and Albite
Locality:Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Québec, Canada
Description:Rich specimen of many elongated translucent gray elpidite crystals to 15 mm filling the space between blocky limonite-stained albite crystals. Now new owners of the quarry restricted collecting, elpidite crystals are now only found in old collections. Ex. John Kean collection; collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:36x30x24 mm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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