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Limonite pseudomorphs after Siderite from Roxbury Iron Mine, Mine Hill, Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Limonite pseudomorphs after Siderite from Roxbury Iron Mine, Mine Hill, Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Limonite pseudomorphs after Siderite from Roxbury Iron Mine, Mine Hill, Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 42657
Mineral:Limonite pseudomorphs after Siderite
Locality:Roxbury Iron Mine, Mine Hill, Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Sharp, well defined limonite pseudomorphs after rhombohedral siderite crystals up to 15 mm. The siderite crystallized first, then the outer layers altered to limonite maintaining the original shape. The inner cores are still siderite.
Overall Size:7.5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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