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Schorl Tourmaline from ledge above the Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

 
Schorl Tourmaline from ledge above the Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Schorl Tourmaline from ledge above the Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Schorl Tourmaline from ledge above the Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Schorl Tourmaline from ledge above the Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 70732
Mineral:Schorl Tourmaline
Locality:ledge above the Harvard Quarry, Noyes Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Lustrous black schorl tourmaline crystal with remnants of muscovite-quartz matrix on the bottom. The schorl crystal is a 12-sided prism with three-faced pyramidal termination. I collected this many years before Frank Perham opened the Morgan Pit here. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1994
Overall Size:24x20x16 mm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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