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Siderite from Roxbury Iron Mine, Roxbury Station, Connecticut

Siderite from Roxbury Iron Mine, Roxbury Station, Connecticut

Locality:Roxbury Iron Mine, Roxbury Station, Connecticut
Description:Mass of brown siderite showing rhombic cleavage faces on the surface. Colorless quartz crystals line shallow cavities on one end. Old specimen from the ancient iron mine on Mine Hill, first mined in 1724.
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Archived: For reference only
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