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Clinochrysotile from Pylesville (probably Jenkins Asbestos Mine), Hartford County, Maryland

 
Clinochrysotile from Pylesville (probably Jenkins Asbestos Mine), Hartford County, Maryland

Clinochrysotile from Pylesville (probably Jenkins Asbestos Mine), Hartford County, Maryland

Clinochrysotile from Pylesville (probably Jenkins Asbestos Mine), Hartford County, Maryland

Clinochrysotile from Pylesville (probably Jenkins Asbestos Mine), Hartford County, Maryland

DESCRIPTION:No. 75900
Mineral:Clinochrysotile
Locality:Pylesville (probably Jenkins Asbestos Mine), Hartford County, Maryland
Description:Vein of silky green clinochrysotile crystals (a form of asbestos). 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:9.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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