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Hematite var. Turgite from Salisbury Iron Mines, Ore Hill, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Hematite var. Turgite from Salisbury Iron Mines, Ore Hill, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Hematite var. Turgite from Salisbury Iron Mines, Ore Hill, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Hematite var. Turgite from Salisbury Iron Mines, Ore Hill, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Hematite var. Turgite from Salisbury Iron Mines, Ore Hill, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 44571
Mineral:Hematite var. Turgite
Locality:Salisbury Iron Mines, Ore Hill, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Stalactitic black hematite with green-purple iridescent surface luster. The hematite is in parallel stalactites to 15 mm long. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:10x8x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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