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Babingtonite on Prehnite from Blueberry Mountain Quarry, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

 
Babingtonite on Prehnite from Blueberry Mountain Quarry, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite on Prehnite from Blueberry Mountain Quarry, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite on Prehnite from Blueberry Mountain Quarry, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 60595
Mineral:Babingtonite on Prehnite
Locality:Blueberry Mountain Quarry, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Description:Lustrous black babingtonite crystals to 7 mm in a cavity lined with platy translucent yellow-green prehnite crystals to 1 mm. Prehnite is rare as individual crystals, it is commonly botryoidal. Babingtonite is the State Mineral of Massachusetts. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #401; originally acquired in 2003 from Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016); ex. Ex. Anthony Lizzul collection (Brooklyn, NY)
Overall Size:7x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: For reference only
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