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Beryl from Haddam Neck (Gillette Quarry?), Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Beryl from Haddam Neck (Gillette Quarry?), Middlesex County, Connecticut

Beryl from Haddam Neck (Gillette Quarry?), Middlesex County, Connecticut

Beryl from Haddam Neck (Gillette Quarry?), Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 61472
Mineral:Beryl
Locality:Haddam Neck (Gillette Quarry?), Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Large hexagonal crystal of translucent blue-green beryl with smooth prism faces and no matrix attached. The beryl crystal has half of a flat basal pinacoid termination, but the other half was lost during extraction. Some small areas are gemmy blue. Ex. Dr. Donald Miller collection; ex. Sal Avella (1928-2013)
Overall Size:8x6x5.5 cm
Crystals:80 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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