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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 60583
Mineral:Babingtonite
Locality:Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Lustrous black babingtonite crystals lining the walls of a cavity with minor green prehnite and colorless calcite. The calcite originally filled the cavity, but was etched away to expose the babingtonite crystals, The State Mineral of Massachusetts. Ex. Ernie Schlichter (1929 -2007)
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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