Mineral

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Collection of rocks, and shells

A collection of rocks and shells
basalt, conglomerate, granite, limestone, marble, obsidian, quartzite, rhyolite, sandstone, schist, shale
cockle, coquina, crown conch, limpet, olive, sand dollar, tectarius
Two booklets - Things of Science, Mollusk Unit No. 195 and Things of Science, Petrology Unit No. 204
Collection includes other numerous rocks & minerals given by R. B. Coyle of Athol.

Approximate era: 
don't know

Rocks - local

Local rocks donated by Robert B. Coyle of Athol
Quartz crystals with limonite stain - green fluorite from Westmoreland, NH.
Feldspar smoky quartz black tourmaline in pegmatite (an igneous rock) - probably local
Scoria - a dark, scoriaceous igneous rock

Approximate era: 
don't know
Donated by: 
Robert B. Coyle of Athol

Mineral collection

Collection of Warwick Minerals including tourmaline, epidote, garnet, quartz, magnetite, quartz crystals, and garnets from Mount Grace, Hastings Pond Road Pit,Gale Road, Hockanum Hill, and Quarry Road.

Approximate era: 
don't know
Donated by: 
many donated by R. B. Coyle, Athol, MA
Donation date: 
1970's

slag covered rock

rock covered with slag and molten glass found at the site of the Franklin Glass Company
at base of glass cabinet (south wall)

Approximate era: 
1801-1850
Donated by: 
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Miner
Donation date: 
1979
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