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Microcline from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Microcline from Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 18335
Mineral:Microcline
Locality:Gillette Quarry, Haddam Neck, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Locality collectors take notice: a pegmatite specimen with a 4 cm microcline crystal nicely exposed. The crystal is fractured but completely intact. From a famous locality first opened around 1900, now in the middle of residential houses and closed.
Overall Size:7x7x6 cm
Crystals:4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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