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Datolite and Calcite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

 
Datolite and Calcite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Datolite and Calcite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 40874
Mineral:Datolite and Calcite
Locality:Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Portion of a zeolite cavity in basalt matrix lined with pale green datolite crystals up to 10 mm across with colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals up to 20 mm. Many of the datolite crystals have a white surface coating. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #4970; ex.R. Bentley in 1980; ex. R. Lapham.
Overall Size:11x7x6 cm
Crystals:2-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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