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Quartz var. Tessin-habit from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

 
Quartz var. Tessin-habit from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 16516
Mineral:Quartz var. Tessin-habit
Locality:Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
Description:Several tapered crystals of translucent smoky quartz from a unique, little-known locality. The elongated taper is due to microscopic alternating prism and termination faces. See article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:3.5x3x2 cm
Crystals:1-3.5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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