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Mineral Specimen No. 71647:
Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut.

This mineral specimen of Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 71647:

Minerals Species: Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline.
Location of mineral deposit: Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut.
Description: Large translucent white cleavelandite crystals, the platy variety of albite feldspar, in a solid mass with a solution cavity lined with sharp translucent white-to-tan albite crystals to 0.8 mm. A green elbaite crystal is embedded in the cleavelandite. From my personal collection; collected on the Boston Mineral Club field trip when the dumps were being graded during golf course construction ca. 1994.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 7.5x6x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.2-0.8 mm
Price: $22 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

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