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Montmorillonite from Branchville Quarry, Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut

 
Montmorillonite from Branchville Quarry, Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 28575
Mineral:Montmorillonite
Locality:Branchville Quarry, Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Description:Pink montmorillonite mixed in with pegmatite matrix of albite, quartz, muscovite. This is possibly a spodumene crystal that altered to montmorillonite. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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