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Muscovite (large book of thin crystals) from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Muscovite (large book of thin crystals) from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Muscovite (large book of thin crystals) from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 71381
Mineral:Muscovite (large book of thin crystals)
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Very large book of silvery muscovite mica crystals. The muscovite could easily be split into thinner books. From my personal collection; collected on the Boston Mineral Club field trip when the dumps were being graded during golf course construction ca. 1994
Overall Size:15.5x11x1 cm
Crystals:155 mm
Status: For reference only
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