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Quartz (Tessin habit) with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

 
Quartz (Tessin habit) with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz (Tessin habit) with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz (Tessin habit) with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz (Tessin habit) with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz (Tessin habit) with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz (Tessin habit) with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 73358
Mineral:Quartz (Tessin habit) with Ankerite and Muscovite
Locality:Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous transparent Tessin-habit quartz crystals (repeatedly alternating termination and prism faces forming stepped, tapered crystals) to 8 mm with translucent brown rhombohedral ankerite crystals to 3 mm and platy muscovite crystals to 2 mm. From my personal collection #646; collected at the LMSCC field trip ca. 1995. See article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:0.5-8.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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