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Mineral Specimen No. 79429:
Fluorite (floater formation) with minor Quartz for sale from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut.

This mineral specimen Fluorite (floater formation) with minor Quartz from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 79429:

Mineral Species: Fluorite (floater formation) with minor Quartz.
Location of origin: Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
Description: Elongated floater formation, crystallized on all surfaces with no attachment point, of transparent blue-purple fluorite with overgrowth of colorless quartz crystals to 20 mm on one end. The surfaces of the fluorite are composed of many parallel faces. No damage. The fluorite fluoresces violet under LW UV illumination. Collected by D. Swenson in May 2003.
Overall size: 4.5x2x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-30 mm
Price: $32 (plus shipping).

Mineral Fluorite (floater formation) with minor Quartz for sale from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (floater formation) with minor Quartz for sale from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (floater formation) with minor Quartz for sale from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (floater formation) with minor Quartz for sale from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Detail view of mineral Fluorite (floater formation) with minor Quartz for sale from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Photographs above: Daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Fluorite (floater formation) with minor Quartz for sale from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

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