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Hydroxylherderite and Quartz on Beryl from (Maine Feldspar Quarry), Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

 
Hydroxylherderite and Quartz on Beryl from (Maine Feldspar Quarry), Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

Hydroxylherderite and Quartz on Beryl from (Maine Feldspar Quarry), Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

Hydroxylherderite and Quartz on Beryl from (Maine Feldspar Quarry), Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

Hydroxylherderite and Quartz on Beryl from (Maine Feldspar Quarry), Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 36215
Mineral:Hydroxylherderite and Quartz on Beryl
Locality:(Maine Feldspar Quarry), Mount Apatite, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine
Description:Classic specimen of translucent hydroxylherderite and colorless quartz crystals overgrown on translucent green beryl matrix. This specimen matches Bastin's 1911 description of the pocket that produced the best hydroxylherderite crystals from Maine Ex. A. E. Foote (1846-1895)
Overall Size:10x7x5.5 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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