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Pyromorphite on Quartz from Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

 
Pyromorphite on Quartz from Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Pyromorphite on Quartz from Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Pyromorphite on Quartz from Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Pyromorphite on Quartz from Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

Pyromorphite on Quartz from Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 44816
Mineral:Pyromorphite on Quartz
Locality:Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut
Description:Grass-green hexagonal prismatic pyromorphite crystals to 1 mm on quartz crystals to 1 mm with minor white barite. Pyromorphite is not commonly known from Bristol, but Schooner's Mineralogy of Connecticut reports the occurrence. It might be from Canton... Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x5x5 cm
Crystals:0.2-1.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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