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Elbaite Tourmaline in Albite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Elbaite Tourmaline in Albite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Elbaite Tourmaline in Albite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Elbaite Tourmaline in Albite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Elbaite Tourmaline in Albite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 71561
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline in Albite
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Compact crystallized mass of green elbaite tourmaline crystals intergrown with white albite. One side has two curved green elbaite tourmaline crystals to 25 mm. Has two small cavities lined with colorless and brown microcrystals (quartz? Garnet?) 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:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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