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Dravite Tourmaline from Tourmaline Prospect 100 m. west of Biermann Quarry, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut

 
Dravite Tourmaline from Tourmaline Prospect 100 m. west of Biermann Quarry, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Dravite Tourmaline from Tourmaline Prospect 100 m. west of Biermann Quarry, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Dravite Tourmaline from Tourmaline Prospect 100 m. west of Biermann Quarry, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 71000
Mineral:Dravite Tourmaline
Locality:Tourmaline Prospect 100 m. west of Biermann Quarry, Bethel, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Description:Two interconnected doubly terminated black dravite tourmaline crystals with remnants of gray mica included in the surfaces. The dravite crystals were collected from a rotted pegmatite that dissolved everything into a granular mass except the dravite. From my personal collection; collected in 1993
Overall Size:5.5x5x3 cm
Crystals:55-48 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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