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Calcite and Quartz in basalt pocket from Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Connecticut

 
Calcite and Quartz in basalt pocket from Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 2723
Mineral:Calcite and Quartz in basalt pocket
Locality:Farmington Trap Rock Quarry, Farmington, Connecticut
Description:Calcite crystals lining vein in basalt. Crystals vary from 5 to 30 mm. Late-growth calcite fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination. Ex. Walton Collection
Overall Size:17x10x7 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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