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Muscovite var. Ball-Peen Mica from Branchville Quarry, Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut

 
Muscovite var. Ball-Peen Mica from Branchville Quarry, Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Muscovite var. Ball-Peen Mica from Branchville Quarry, Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 17482
Mineral:Muscovite var. Ball-Peen Mica
Locality:Branchville Quarry, Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Description:Rich specimen with many rounded muscovite mica crystals. The rounded crystals, known as ball-peen mica, are famous from this quarry (now long closed to collecting). Ex. Earle Sullivan collection (Ct.) collected in 1940
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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