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Fluorite on Quartz with Phillipsite from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Fluorite on Quartz with Phillipsite from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Fluorite on Quartz with Phillipsite from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 10458
Mineral:Fluorite on Quartz with Phillipsite
Locality:Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:One of the few matrix specimens from this classic locality of a 1 cm fluorite crystal on a matrix coated with colorless quartz crystals to 5 mm. Small .2 mm white phillipsite crystals are scattered on top of the quartz. Minor limonite staining. Sawn back Collected by Robert Sahno in 1981
Overall Size:12x3x3 cm
Crystals:.2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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