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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 46112
Mineral:Babingtonite in Calcite
Locality:Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Large lustrous black babingtonite crystal in colorless calcite-filled cavity in basalt. The babingtonite crystals are sharp, well defined crystals with slightly striated faces. Babingtonite is the Massachusetts State Mineral. The bottom is sawn flat.
Overall Size:12x7x6 cm
Crystals:3-12 mm
Status: For reference only
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