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DescriptionWollastonite has ideal chemical formula CaSiO3, but natural wollastonite generally contains some other, but very minor, elements. Wollastonite is a common mineral in skarns and high temperature (granulite facies) marbles. This sample is about 7 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ New York. Near Willsboro.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-10-11.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #3020.
Key wordswollastonite
Tech details569 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera.
GeoDIL number1634