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Actinolite pseudomorphs after Diopside (Uralite) from Calumet Mine, 12 km NNE of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

 
Actinolite pseudomorphs after Diopside (Uralite) from Calumet Mine, 12 km NNE of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

Actinolite pseudomorphs after Diopside (Uralite) from Calumet Mine, 12 km NNE of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

Actinolite pseudomorphs after Diopside (Uralite) from Calumet Mine, 12 km NNE of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

Actinolite pseudomorphs after Diopside (Uralite) from Calumet Mine, 12 km NNE of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

Actinolite pseudomorphs after Diopside (Uralite) from Calumet Mine, 12 km NNE of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

Actinolite pseudomorphs after Diopside (Uralite) from Calumet Mine, 12 km NNE of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

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Actinolite pseudomorphs after Diopside (Uralite) from Calumet Mine, 12 km NNE of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 77806
Mineral:Actinolite pseudomorphs after Diopside (Uralite)
Locality:Calumet Mine, 12 km NNE of Salida, Chaffee County, Colorado
Description:Blocky green actinolite pseudomorphs after diopside crystals up to 15 mm long. This formation is known by the obsolete name of uralite. Diopside crystallized first, then altered to actinolite, maintaining the original form of the diopside crystals. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:11x7x6.5 cm
Crystals:2-15 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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