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Cookeite (rare purple) with Quartz from Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

 
Cookeite (rare purple) with Quartz from Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Cookeite (rare purple) with Quartz from Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Cookeite (rare purple) with Quartz from Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 56380
Mineral:Cookeite (rare purple) with Quartz
Locality:Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Pearly translucent purple cookeite crystals to 0.2 mm intermixed with lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 1.5 mm in elongated platy formations that formed in cavities where petalite crystals dissolved leaving a void. Ex. Tom Penney collection
Overall Size:10.5x7x5 cm
Crystals:0.1-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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