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Siderite from Shepaug Iron Company Mine, Mine Hill, Roxbury Station, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Siderite from Shepaug Iron Company Mine, Mine Hill, Roxbury Station, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Siderite from Shepaug Iron Company Mine, Mine Hill, Roxbury Station, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 45233
Mineral:Siderite
Locality:Shepaug Iron Company Mine, Mine Hill, Roxbury Station, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Rhombohedral brown siderite crystals on one face of massive siderite with minor pyrite. The bottom was sawn flat to display the crystallized siderite at the best angle of view. Siderite was the major ore at this old mine that first opened in 1847-50.
Overall Size:7x7x6 cm
Crystals:4-11 mm
Status: For reference only
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