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Quartz var. Tessin-habit from Becker's Quarry, West Willington, Connecticut

Quartz var. Tessin-habit from Becker's Quarry, West Willington, Connecticut

Mineral:Quartz var. Tessin-habit
Locality:Becker's Quarry, West Willington, Connecticut
Description:Long, single crystal of Tessin-habit (elongated taper resulting from alternating termination and prism faces) smoky quartz. One of the longest crystals I have seen from this locality. See Rocks and Minerals, 3-4/94, p. 136. See article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:7x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:7 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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