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Quartz var. Tessin-habit from Becker Quarry, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

 
Quartz var. Tessin-habit from Becker Quarry, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz var. Tessin-habit from Becker Quarry, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 44590
Mineral:Quartz var. Tessin-habit
Locality:Becker Quarry, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
Description:Large single crystal of transparent (flawless) smoky quartz that exhibits the classic Tessin crystal habit that is the result of repeated alternating termination and prism faces forming a tapered crystal with striated faces. See article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:4x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:38 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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