Very Sharp Chondrodite Crystals
John Betts - Fine Minerals
Two parallel intergrown well-formed Chondrodite crystals on magnetite-rich matrix. The Chondrodite crystals have silky surface luster and are translucent red-brown color. Classic specimen from a famous mine closed in 1895 after a collapse. The top picture is a full photo and the bottom one is a zoomed detail on the large crystal.
Tilly Foster Iron Mine, near Brewster, Putnam County, New York
4.5 x 3.0 x 2.0 cm.