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Babingtonite from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

 
Babingtonite from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 62584
Mineral:Babingtonite
Locality:Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts
Description:Sparkling black babingtonite crystals intermixed with pale green prehnite with covering front and rear of gray matrix. The babingtonite crystals are lustrous and have slightly striated crystal faces. Babingtonite is the state mineral of Massachusetts. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:8x5.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: For reference only
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