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Object Name Albite
Variety
Object Description Massive white albite (plagioclase feldspar) with small grains of partially formed green translucent diopside (referred to as coccolite by Cooper) and brown translucent dodecahedral garnet. Striations and cleavage planes are obvious under magnification. This sample is included in the Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C. and can be found on page 85. It was a part of the college's original acquisition from Thomas Cooper in 1821.
Collector Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Place of Origin New Jersey/Morris County
People Cooper, Thomas, 1759-1839
Search Terms Catalogue of the Collection of Minerals in the College of S. C.
Dimensions H-2.294 W-6.355 L-7.877 cm
Catalog Number 11282