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Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Tessin Habit) from Becker Quarry, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

 
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Tessin Habit) from Becker Quarry, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Tessin Habit) from Becker Quarry, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Tessin Habit) from Becker Quarry, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 75605
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky Quartz (Tessin Habit)
Locality:Becker Quarry, Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous transparent (flawless) smoky quartz crystal that exhibits the classic Tessin crystal habit that is the result of repeated alternating termination and prism faces resulting in a tapered pseudo-scalenohedral quartz crystal with striated faces. From my personal collection; ex. M. Pollinger collection #1103; see article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:30x16x13 mm
Crystals:30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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