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Mineral Specimen No. 73358:
Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut.

This mineral specimen of Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland 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. 73358:

Minerals Species: Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite.
Location of mineral deposit: 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. No damage. 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 & Minerals vol. 78 #4.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x3.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 0.5-8.0 mm
Price: $65 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Quartz var. Tessin habit with Ankerite and Muscovite from Becker Quarry, West Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut

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