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Babingtonite on amethystine quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

 
Babingtonite on amethystine quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite on amethystine quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite on amethystine quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite on amethystine quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Babingtonite on amethystine quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite from Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

DESCRIPTION:No. 80791
Mineral:Babingtonite on amethystine quartz pseudomorphs after Calcite
Locality:Lane's Quarry, Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts
Description:Lustrous black babingtonite partial crystals on a plate of thin pale-purple amethystine quartz pseudomorphs after rhombic calcite crystals. The calcite formed first, were overgrown by small quartz crystals, then the calcite dissolved leaving molds. Ex. Miller #M3585, collected by Eric Greene #SIL-349
Overall Size:5x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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