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Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Blue Hill School, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

 
Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Blue Hill School, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Blue Hill School, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Blue Hill School, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Clinochrysotile in Serpentine from Blue Hill School, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 75898
Mineral:Clinochrysotile in Serpentine
Locality:Blue Hill School, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Description:Veins of silky clinochrysotile crystals (a form of asbestos) running through translucent green serpentine. The fibrous structure of the clinochrysotile crystals give a bright cat's-eye-like luster when illuminated from the side. Ex. Harry W. Eichel, Jr. (1914-1990); ex. Phil-Mont Christian Academy
Overall Size:8x6.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-35 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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