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Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

 
Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 76938
Mineral:Quartz (Tessin habit and reverse-scepters) on Almandine with Magnesite
Locality:Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous transparent Tessin-habit quartz crystals to 7 mm with brown magnesite on three 10 mm almandine garnet crystals coated with clay-mica. Tessin-habit quartz have repeatedly alternating termination and prism faces forming stepped, tapered crystals. Collected in 1992 by Al Francken. See article The Remarkable Quartz Crystals of West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut in Rocks and Minerals v.78 #4
Overall Size:21x21x11 mm
Crystals:micro to 10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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