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Mineral Specimen No. 71786:
Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity, Orange County, New York.

This mineral specimen of Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity, Orange County, New York is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 71786:

Minerals Species: Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Amity, Orange County, New York.
Description: Lustrous octahedral black spinel crystals to 12 mm in translucent white calcite with lustrous brown phlogopite mica crystals to 8 mm. The calcite was dissolved to expose the spinel crystals and resulted in unusual patterns of white etched calcite. The specimen was extracted from solid rock, not from a cavity, resulting in minor surface imperfections where the surrounding matrix was removed. Collected ca. 1970.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 6.5x5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-12 mm
Price: $25 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity, Orange County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity, Orange County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity, Orange County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity, Orange County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity, Orange County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Spinel with Phlogopite in Calcite from Amity, Orange County, New York

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