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Montmorillonite, Muscovite, Albite var. Cleavelandite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Montmorillonite, Muscovite, Albite var. Cleavelandite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Montmorillonite, Muscovite, Albite var. Cleavelandite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 31382
Mineral:Montmorillonite, Muscovite, Albite var. Cleavelandite
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Pink-beige montmorillonite scattered between muscovite mica crystals on a thick formation of bluish albite, variety cleavelandite. The montmorillonite is the alteration product of lithium spodumene. This locality is now a golf course and closed forever. Old collection #3280
Overall Size:6x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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