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Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

 
Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 63594
Mineral:Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite
Locality:Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous transparent Tessin-habit (repeated alternating termination and prism faces forming stepped, tapered crystals) quartz crystals to 8 mm with translucent brown rhombohedral ankerite crystals to 3 mm and platy muscovite crystals to 2 mm. Personally collected during the Lapidary and Mineral Society of Central Connecticut field trip ca. 1995. see article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-8.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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