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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 65437
Mineral:Babingtonite on Calcite
Locality:Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Compound crystal 13 mm high of greenish-black babingtonite on translucent colorless calcite crystals to 10 mm. The babingtonite appears to be many parallel crystals that merged together. Babingtonite is the State Mineral of Massachusetts. Ex. D. Miller collection #M1485
Overall Size:4x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:5-13 mm
Status: For reference only
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