Sillimanite (uncommon locale) ex Carton Davis Coll.

Oconee Co., South Carolina
Toenail, 3.0 x 2.4 x 1.3 cm
Start Time: 01/01/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 01/07/2010 6:45:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Sillimanite is a high temperature and high pressure aluminum silicate found in high-grade regional metamorphic rocks. Lustrous, parallel-growth, olive-brown sillimanite crystals are embedded in schist matrix on this showy and rich toenail specimen from a very uncommon South Carolina locality. Seldom available in any size from this locale. Ex Carlton Davis Collection.

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