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Object Name Marble
Object Description Nearly square slab of white, fine grained marble with dark gray and dark reddish (purple) veins. A large formation of purple intergrown calcite crystals is present in the lower right corner of the polished surface. This sample is included in the Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C. and can be found on page 29. It was a part of the college's original acquisition from Thomas Cooper in 1821.
Collector Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-1.08 W-6.53 L-6.551 cm
Catalog Number 12479