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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 49652
Mineral:Quartz var. Tessin-habit with Magnesite
Locality:Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
Description:Transparent gray quartz crystals to 70 mm that exhibit Tessin-habit (repeated alternating termination and prism faces forming a tapered crystal) with rhombic colorless magnesite crystals to 3 mm. The top termination contacted the opposite pocket wall. Collected by J. Fast in 1993. see article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:10x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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