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ORBICULAR DIORITE - Davie County

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Prod. Code: 2286

Attractive specimen of the rare ornamental stone known as Orbicular Diorite from near Cooleemee in Davie County, North Carolina.  Spherical crystalline hornblende and epidote sits in a groundmass of white feldspar with occaisional cavities containing monazite and titanite crystals.  This stone only occurs in a few places in the world and the Davie County material is considered among the very best.  Measures 2.5 x 1.75 x 1.5 inches ( 6.4 x 4.4 x 3.8 cm).