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Babingtonite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

 
Babingtonite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 34428
Mineral:Babingtonite
Locality:Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Many lustrous black babingtonite crystals up to 4 mm in milky calcite matrix with green epidote microcrystals. More babingtonite crystals could be exposed by removing the calcite. Babingtonite is the Massachusetts State Mineral. Ex. Ned Reynolds (1923 - 2005)
Overall Size:7.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:.2-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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