Quartz, Cookeite
Mt Mica Quarry, Paris, Oxford Co., Maine, USA
Small Cabinet, 7.3 x 3.5 x 3.1 cm
A CLASSIC, OLD-TIME specimen from the famous Mt. Mica Mine of Maine. This EXCELLENT and SHOWY combination piece consists of a pristine, complete all-around, lustrous, translucent, lightly frosted, tan quartz crystal partially wrapped in casted cookeite. The quartz crystal has a STRIKING, crenellated termination. This fine old-timer was collected in the early 1900s and was in the Harvard, Glover and Elling Collections.