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Muscovite (pocket crystals) with Hyalite Opal from Lord Hill Quarry, Stoneham, Oxford County, Maine

 
Muscovite (pocket crystals) with Hyalite Opal from Lord Hill Quarry, Stoneham, Oxford County, Maine

Muscovite (pocket crystals) with Hyalite Opal from Lord Hill Quarry, Stoneham, Oxford County, Maine

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Muscovite (pocket crystals) with Hyalite Opal from Lord Hill Quarry, Stoneham, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 56502
Mineral:Muscovite (pocket crystals) with Hyalite Opal
Locality:Lord Hill Quarry, Stoneham, Oxford County, Maine
Description:V-shaped section of a pocket wall lined on the inner faces with platy hexagonal muscovite mica crystals and spots of hyalite opal that fluoresce bright green under UV illumination. Ex. Tom Penney collection #289, collected in the 1960s-70s.
Overall Size:11x11x7 cm
Crystals:1-80 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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