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Datolite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

 
Datolite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Datolite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Datolite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 60198
Mineral:Datolite
Locality:Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-green datolite crystals to 18 mm over greenish-gray basalt. Under magnification double-refraction (similar to calcite) is visible when looking inside some of the datolite crystals. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #300; acquired from Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016) in 1997; ex. Foote Mineral Co.
Overall Size:9x9x3 cm
Crystals:4-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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