Andalusite
Posted by: Raymond McDougall on 02.19.2021 | Filed under:

Andalusite

Specimen # 200463
Mineral: Andalusite
Location: Campbell Co., Virginia, USA
Size: 4.2 x 1.3 x 1.1 cm

Description

Andalusite is a relatively common mineral found in metamorphic environments, but well-defined terminated crystals are not so common. This is a terminated andalusite crystal with a parallel-growth “side-car” crystal from Virginia. In excellent condition, no damage. From the Pete Richards collection, he acquired it on May 13, 1989.

 

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