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Uvite Tourmaline in Calcite with Graphite from Atlas Quarry, Orange County, New York

 
Uvite Tourmaline in Calcite with Graphite from Atlas Quarry, Orange County, New York

Uvite Tourmaline in Calcite with Graphite from Atlas Quarry, Orange County, New York

Uvite Tourmaline in Calcite with Graphite from Atlas Quarry, Orange County, New York

Uvite Tourmaline in Calcite with Graphite from Atlas Quarry, Orange County, New York

Uvite Tourmaline in Calcite with Graphite from Atlas Quarry, Orange County, New York

Uvite Tourmaline in Calcite with Graphite from Atlas Quarry, Orange County, New York

Uvite Tourmaline in Calcite with Graphite from Atlas Quarry, Orange County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 81191
Mineral:Uvite Tourmaline in Calcite with Graphite
Locality:Atlas Quarry, Orange County, New York
Description:Lustrous black uvite tourmaline crystals to 30 mm frozen in translucent white calcite with fine-grained silvery-metallic graphite on the bottom. The NY State museum tested the tourmaline, confirmed it as uvite, and matched it to the Atlas Quarry samples. Ex. Jersey City Museum (N.J.); collected before 1901
Overall Size:7x7x5.5 cm
Crystals:5-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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