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Muscovite (columnar crystals) on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

 
Muscovite (columnar crystals) on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

Muscovite (columnar crystals) on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

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Muscovite (columnar crystals) on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

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Muscovite (columnar crystals) on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

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Muscovite (columnar crystals) on Albite var. Cleavelandite from Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine

DESCRIPTION:No. 72897
Mineral:Muscovite (columnar crystals) on Albite var. Cleavelandite
Locality:Emmons Quarry, Uncle Tom Mountain, Greenwood, Oxford County, Maine
Description:Gray muscovite mica crystals exhibiting unusual columnar habit in compound crystals on platy white albite (variety cleavelandite). The broad termination faces of the muscovite crystals are concave with silvery luster. From my personal collection; collected June 2015
Overall Size:6.5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: For reference only
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