Mineral Specimen #6465 Datolite Crystals on Prehnite
Roncari Quarry, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut
4.8 x 4.8 x 1.6 cmLargest Datolite crystal is 8 mm in length.
1.9 x 1.1 x 1.3 in
Well formed and semi transpatent Datolite crystals on Prehnite. The Datolite crystals are slightly off white in color, have beveled edges and a high luster. The Prehnite is a light green color with medium luster and complex crystal surfaces. Classic New England material.
Flaws: Some of the Datolite crystals on the edge of the specimen are incomplete (bottom left of specimen in the second image).
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From New York, New Jersey and New England | Nesosilicates | Phyllosilicates | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars