Cordierite var. Iolite

Specimen ID: V6F-LA6

Title
Cordierite var. Iolite
Locality
As recorded:
Harris Quarry, Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
62mm x 57mm x 37mm
Description
Older, classic New England specimen by way of Schortmann's Minerals and the Albert Sebela collection. The greyish-blue stocky crystals are imbedded in a quartz matrix and measure to about 1.5 cm. Unlike most cordierite specimens from this locality, the crystals are a bluish-grey in color (most are brown to olive-brown.) Specimens like this very rarely come on the market. Accompanied by labels from Schortmann's minerals and Larry Conklin.
Previous data
Mineral(s)
Cordierite, IoliteNone listed
Name withheld

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