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Actinolite var. Byssolite from Centreville Quarry, Fairfax County, Virginia

 
Actinolite var. Byssolite from Centreville Quarry, Fairfax County, Virginia

Actinolite var. Byssolite from Centreville Quarry, Fairfax County, Virginia

Actinolite var. Byssolite from Centreville Quarry, Fairfax County, Virginia

Actinolite var. Byssolite from Centreville Quarry, Fairfax County, Virginia

Actinolite var. Byssolite from Centreville Quarry, Fairfax County, Virginia

Actinolite var. Byssolite from Centreville Quarry, Fairfax County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 76843
Mineral:Actinolite var. Byssolite
Locality:Centreville Quarry, Fairfax County, Virginia
Description:Dense mass of hair-like green byssolite crystals, the variety of actinolite-ferro-actinolite, covering front and rear of thin matrix plate. Ex. John Pitfick (?-1969) private collection; collected ca. 1955
Overall Size:8x5x2 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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