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Datolite from Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

 
Datolite from Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Datolite from Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 27494
Mineral:Datolite
Locality:Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Pale yellow-green datolite crystals with old pen-and-ink label indicating it was obtained from Sam Gordon (see 9 part biography in Mineralogical Record). The datolite crystals grew against adjacent crystal resulting in irregular surfaces and striations. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970); Sam Gordon (1897-1952)
Overall Size:8x5x2 cm
Crystals:2-5 cm
Status: For reference only
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