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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 49435
Mineral:Babingtonite with Calcite
Locality:Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Lustrous black babingtonite crystals to 10 mm with translucent colorless calcite crystals to 14 mm. Many areas of the babingtonite crystals have broad impressions from a bladed mineral, possibly an early generation of calcite that dissolved away. Ex. Bill Pinch collection
Overall Size:11x8x4 cm
Crystals:5-14 mm
Status: For reference only
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