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TitlePink marble from near Tate, Pickens County, Georgia
DescriptionThis sample of the Murphy Marble is nearly entirely made of calcite. Minor phlogopite, apatite and rutile can be seen in thin section. This specimen is 9 cm across.
LithostratigraphyMurphy Marble
LocationUSA ▹ Georgia ▹ Pickens. Near Tate.
PhotographerNessa Eull. 2001-04-10.
CollectionWard’s Collection of Classic North American Rocks #72.
Key wordspink marble, marble, Georgia, Murphy Marble
Tech details881 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number324