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Uraninite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Uraninite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Uraninite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

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Uraninite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

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Uraninite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

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Uraninite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 44649
Mineral:Uraninite
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Several cubo-octahedral uraninite crystals in brown albite matrix. The uraninite crystals have metamict surface alteration with radiation brown burns in the surrounding albite. Radioactive. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #593
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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