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Microcline var. Amazonite with Apatite from Turkey Hill Quarry (Herb's Gem Mine), Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Microcline var. Amazonite with Apatite from Turkey Hill Quarry (Herb's Gem Mine), Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Microcline var. Amazonite with Apatite from Turkey Hill Quarry (Herb's Gem Mine), Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 18300
Mineral:Microcline var. Amazonite with Apatite
Locality:Turkey Hill Quarry (Herb's Gem Mine), Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Elongated crystal of pale-green amazonite variety of microcline with several gray crystals of apatite included within. This is a very large crystal from an old Connecticut locality. The apatite fluoresces bright yellow under UV illumination.
Overall Size:16x8x5 cm
Crystals:1-12 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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