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Mineral Specimen No. 71635:
Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut.

This mineral specimen of Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 71635:

Minerals Species: Elbaite Tourmaline.
Location of mineral deposit: Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut.
Description: Lustrous transparent green elbaite tourmaline crystal segments embedded in albite-quartz matrix. Several elbaite tourmaline crystals have gemmy sections. More elbaite tourmaline crystals might be exposed with careful excavation. From my personal collection; collected on the Boston Mineral Club field trip when the dumps were being graded during golf course construction ca. 1994.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 4x2.5x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-8 mm
Price: $30 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Elbaite Tourmaline from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

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