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Actinolite-Tremolite in Aragonite-Calcite from Verdolite Quarry, north of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

 
Actinolite-Tremolite in Aragonite-Calcite from Verdolite Quarry, north of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

Actinolite-Tremolite in Aragonite-Calcite from Verdolite Quarry, north of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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Actinolite-Tremolite in Aragonite-Calcite from Verdolite Quarry, north of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 75897
Mineral:Actinolite-Tremolite in Aragonite-Calcite
Locality:Verdolite Quarry, north of Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania
Description:Lustrous white actinolite-tremolite crystals in white aragonite-calcite with extreme deformation of the actinolite-tremolite crystals (one group forming a U-shape). The label categorized the crystals as asbestos, but there are no fibers. LW fluorescent. Ex. Harry W. Eichel, Jr. (1914-1990); ex. Phil-Mont Christian Academy
Overall Size:8x7.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:5-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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