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TitleWollastonite with garnet and diopside
DescriptionThis is a sample of wollastonite ore from a mine at Willsboro, New York. The white wollastonite is accompanied by red garnet(grossular) and green diopside. The diopside crystals are about 1 mm in longest dimension.
Geologic provinceGrenville
LocationUSA ▹ New York ▹ Essex. Near Willsboro. Willsboro Wollastonite Mine.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-07-03.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #6361.
Key wordswollastonite, garnet, grossular, diopside
Tech details928 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1030