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Albite var. Pericline from Acushnet Quarry, Bristol County, Massachusetts

 
Albite var. Pericline from Acushnet Quarry, Bristol County, Massachusetts

Albite var. Pericline from Acushnet Quarry, Bristol County, Massachusetts

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Albite var. Pericline from Acushnet Quarry, Bristol County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 24850
Mineral:Albite var. Pericline
Locality:Acushnet Quarry, Bristol County, Massachusetts
Description:Cluster of many white albite crystals showing pericline-habit that this locality is famous for. This quarry is an alpine-type environment, normally producing specimens coated in green chlorite. These crystals are clean and lustrous. Ex. Steve Chamberlain (N.Y.) #5505
Overall Size:10x7x4 cm
Crystals:5-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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