Muscovite ball (Whitmore Coll.)

Lord Hill Quarry, Stoneham, Oxford Co., Maine
Miniature, 4.5 x 3.2 x 1.2 cm
Start Time: 06/13/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 06/23/2011 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
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Item Description

Pearlescent, curved, silvery plates of muscovite form a striking and unusual flattened specimen, called "ball" muscovite. This showy piece is from the well-known Lord Hill Quarry of Oxford County. Classic material from this locale. Ex Robert Whitmore Collection # 2680, with a 1986 date.

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