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Spodumene from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Spodumene from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Spodumene from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Spodumene from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 71597
Mineral:Spodumene
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Elongated translucent pink spodumene crystal blue cleavelandite variety of albite embedded on the bottom end. The spodumene crystal has striated prism faces and the upper termination appears to have crystallized against an intersecting crystal. 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:7x3x2 cm
Crystals:50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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