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Mineral Specimen No. 76938:
Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite for sale from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut.

This mineral specimen Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 76938:

Mineral Species: Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite.
Location of origin: Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut.
Description: Lustrous transparent Tessin-habit quartz crystals to 7 mm with brown magnesite on three 10 mm almandine garnet crystals coated with clay-mica. Tessin-habit quartz have repeatedly alternating termination and prism faces forming stepped, tapered crystals. Collected in 1992 by Al Francken. See article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4.
Overall size: 21x21x11 mm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 10 mm
Price: $45 (plus shipping).

Mineral Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite for sale from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite for sale from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite for sale from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite for sale from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite for sale from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

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