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Object Name Epidote
Object Description Large sample of brown granular quartz matrix with numerous clusters of small yellow green, stoutly tabular, transparent crystals of epidote. Misidentified as garnet, var. grossular, though no dodecahedral crystals can be found. This sample is included in the Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C. and can be found on page 87. It was a part of the college's original acquisition from Thomas Cooper in 1821.
Collector Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Place of Origin South Carolina/Abbeville District
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Calhoun, James M., 1811-1875
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-6.5 W-8.95 L-10.23 cm
Catalog Number 1445