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Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 71647
Mineral:Albite var. Cleavelandite with Elbaite Tourmaline
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Large translucent white cleavelandite crystals, the platy variety of albite feldspar, in a solid mass with a solution cavity lined with sharp translucent white-to-tan albite crystals to 0.8 mm. A green elbaite crystal is embedded in the cleavelandite. 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:7.5x6x3 cm
Crystals:0.2-0.8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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