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Babingtonite on Quartz from Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut

 
Babingtonite on Quartz from Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut

Babingtonite on Quartz from Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 19987
Mineral:Babingtonite on Quartz
Locality:Cinque Quarry, East Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Cluster of lamellar babingtonite crystals up to 10 mm long on matrix of colorless quartz crystals. The babingtonite has a yellow coating where they altered to actinolite (a frequent occurrence with babingtonite in near-surface localities).
Overall Size:6x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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