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Schorl Tourmaline from Bethel (Biermann Quarry?), Fairfield County, Connecticut

 
Schorl Tourmaline from Bethel (Biermann Quarry?), Fairfield County, Connecticut

Schorl Tourmaline from Bethel (Biermann Quarry?), Fairfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 18185
Mineral:Schorl Tourmaline
Locality:Bethel (Biermann Quarry?), Fairfield County, Connecticut
Description:Doubly-terminated crystals of black schorl tourmaline with milky quartz matrix. These tourmalines are frequently misidentified as dravite, but testing proves they are in fact schorl. Several corners are damaged.
Overall Size:4x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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