In 1932 I read a paper on babingtonite before the Mineralogical Society1 describing several new occurrences of this rare mineral. Concerning one of these, Holyoke, Mass., I stated “In abundance and beauty it far surpasses any previously described occurrence of babingtonite.” This statement is no longer true, at least as regards the beauty of specimens, since the babingtonite from Westfield, Mass., far surpasses that of Holyoke in attractiveness.

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