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Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

 
Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 43408
Mineral:Prehnite
Locality:O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Double-sided plate of botryoidal translucent green prehnite crystals that formed in the center of zeolite-filled gas cavities in basalt. The outer layers are translucent green and the inner cores are milky white, giving the prehnite a pearl-like luster. Ex. Bruce Jarnot; ex. William (Bill) Barrett (1924-2018)
Overall Size:12x8x4 cm
Crystals:2-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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