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Vesuvianite from Jaffrey Mine Asbestos

Vesuvianite Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec

Vesuvianite, also known as idocrase, is a green, brown, yellow, Pink, Purple Red or blue silicate. It occurs as tetragonal crystals in skarn deposits and limestones that have been subjected to contact metamorphism. Named after Mount Vesuvius

One of a kind, Finest example of Manganese rich Manganvesuvianite crystals from Jeffrey Mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada. Collected in the 2002. Museum quality. Size is 40 x 30 x 30 mm.
It is a group of well terminated crystals with nice sharp edges.


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