- Thumbnail, 1.7 x 1.2 x 1.0 cm
- Hewitt Gem Quarry (Herb's Gem Quarry; Sawmill Quarry), Long Hill, Haddam, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
A pristine, complete all-around, very sharp and lustrous, blocky, black columbite crystal from Hewitt Mine, Haddam, Connecticut. Columbite is RARE from this locality, which is nicely accented by a bit of quartz hidden in the notch. This is CLASSIC, OLD-TIME Haddam material. Ex. Jarnot Collection, Connecticut specialists.