underthescopemineral: Lepidolite K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2Loc…

underthescopemineral:

Lepidolite

K(Li,Al)3(Si,Al)4O10(F,OH)2

Locality:

Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA

Field of View: 2.6 mm

1mm wide lepidolite between cleavelandite plates. Self collected in the wooded area south of the main pit in 1983. 

David Busha specimen and photo.

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