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Mineral Specimen No. 78007:
Babingtonite with Prehnite for sale from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

This mineral specimen Babingtonite with Prehnite from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78007:

Mineral Species: Babingtonite with Prehnite.
Location of origin: Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts.
Description: Sparkling cluster of lustrous black babingtonite crystals to 5 mm (large for the species) with translucent pale yellow-green bladed prehnite crystals to 2 mm. The large babingtonite crystals must be special - The old price tag listed the price as $50. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity. Collected ca. 1970. Babingtonite is the state mineral of Massachusetts.
Overall size: 21x15x10 mm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 5 mm
Price: $25 (plus shipping).

Mineral Babingtonite with Prehnite for sale from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Detail view of mineral Babingtonite with Prehnite for sale from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

Detail view of mineral Babingtonite with Prehnite for sale from Cheapside Quarry, East Deerfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts

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