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Quartz (pseudo-cubic habit) from Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

 
Quartz (pseudo-cubic habit) from Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Quartz (pseudo-cubic habit) from Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 56412
Mineral:Quartz (pseudo-cubic habit)
Locality:Tamminen Quarry, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless di-pyramidal quartz crystal that has a termination dominated by alternating faces resulting in a cubic appearance. The Tamminen Quarry is famous for pseudo-cubic quartz crystals and they are highly sought by collectors. Ex. Tom Penney collection, collected by Frank Perham and purchased from Perham's, West Paris, Maine for $150
Overall Size:12x11x8 mm
Crystals:11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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