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Quartz var. Tessin-habit with Magnesite, Chlorite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

 
Quartz var. Tessin-habit with Magnesite, Chlorite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz var. Tessin-habit with Magnesite, Chlorite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

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Quartz var. Tessin-habit with Magnesite, Chlorite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 46723
Mineral:Quartz var. Tessin-habit with Magnesite, Chlorite
Locality:Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
Description:Thin plate covered in Tessin-habit (repeated alternating termination and prism faces forming a tapered crystal) quartz crystals to 10 mm long with rhombic colorless magnesite crystals to 11 mm across and gray chlorite microcrystals. See article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:6x5x1 cm
Crystals:micro to 11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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