Rhode Island Collecting Sites

Diamond Hill Park, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland, Rhode Island

Large Quartz Crystal Crusts

Source: John Hann

Directions: On way up old ski slope, take path to right. Rocks dumped down side of hill to build ski lifts contain Quartz crystals.

Crystal sizes vary from 2-3 mm to 2-3 cm. Crust sizes vary from 25 to 500 sq. cm. Crusts are both loose and attached to matrix. Some have unidentified pink/purple coatings and inclusions.

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