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Babingtonite from
Lane & Son traprock quarries (Lane's Quarry), Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Babingtonite
Formula:Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Habit:euhedral
Colour:black
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Harvard Museum of Natural History, no.129241; [www.johnbetts-fineminerals.com]
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Prehnite20 photos of Babingtonite associated with Prehnite at this locality.
Calcite14 photos of Babingtonite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Epidote3 photos of Babingtonite associated with Epidote at this locality.
Quartz2 photos of Babingtonite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Chlorite Group2 photos of Babingtonite associated with Chlorite Group at this locality.
Stilpnomelane1 photo of Babingtonite associated with Stilpnomelane at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Babingtonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lane & Son traprock quarries (Lane's Quarry), Westfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
Photo GalleryView Gallery (37 photos)
Nearest other occurrences of Babingtonite
1.3km (0.8 miles) Hampden quarry, West Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
6.1km (3.8 miles) West Springfield, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, USA
19.8km (12.3 miles) State Route 20 road cut, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
20.7km (12.8 miles) Roncari Quarry (Tilcon Quarry), East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
24.4km (15.2 miles) Notch Quarry (Lane Quarry; Amherst Quarry; Round Mountain Quarry), Amherst, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
44.9km (27.9 miles) Balf Quarry, Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
47.4km (29.4 miles) Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
48.1km (29.9 miles) 2368-2384 Berlin Turnpike (Former Hartford Drive-In), Newington, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
50.6km (31.5 miles) Cheapside Quarry (East Deerfield Quarry; Trew Corp. Quarry), Deerfield, Franklin Co., Massachusetts, USA
51.9km (32.2 miles) Plainville Trap Rock Quarry (Tilcon New Britain Quarry), Plainville, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
 
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