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Chondrodite with Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

 
Chondrodite with Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Chondrodite with Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Chondrodite with Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Chondrodite with Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Chondrodite with Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

Chondrodite with Clinochlore from Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 73724
Mineral:Chondrodite with Clinochlore
Locality:Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York
Description:Cluster of distinct translucent dark red-black chondrodite crystals to 22 mm on matrix with platy green micaceous clinochlore crystals to 8 mm. The date of this specimen coincides with the first description of minerals by O.D. Allen in spring of 1872 Ex. W.W. Jefferis #1880, acquired April 26, 1872 (one of the first specimens found); ex. Carnegie Museum of Natural History; illustrated in Mineralogical Record
Overall Size:5x3.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:4-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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