Cordierite var. Iolite
Harris Quarry, Richmond, Cheshire County, New Hampshire
62mm x 57mm x 37mm
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.
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