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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 71563
Mineral:Elbaite Tourmaline, Quartz, Albite
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Classic formation, typical of the Strickland Quarry, of a wedge-shaped cavity formed by platy cleavelandite variety of albite, quartz, and muscovite mica with a dark-green elbaite tourmaline completely filling the cavity. 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:5x4.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:27 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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