Rose Quartz on Albite (classic locale) ex Whitmore Coll.

Rose Quartz Crystal Locality, Newry, Oxford Co., Maine
Cabinet, 10.3 x 9.3 x 6.0 cm
Start Time: 01/07/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
End Time: 01/14/2010 6:30:00 pm (CST)
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Item Description

Three, pretty pink rosettes to glassy, rose quartz crystals are aesthetically set in a large vug in bladed albite on this old-time specimen from Newry, Maine. The largest rosette is 8 mm. Showy and uncommon material from this classic US locale for rose quartz, discovered in 1942. Such specimens are VERY RARE and hard to obtain today. Valued $500. Ex Robert Whitmore Collection.

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