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Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) on Prehnite from Silliman Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

 
Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) on Prehnite from Silliman Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) on Prehnite from Silliman Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 45940
Mineral:Sphalerite (Spinel-law twinned crystals) on Prehnite
Locality:Silliman Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Superb specimen of rare sphalerite from the locality: Transparent yellow-green Spinel-law twinned sphalerite crystals to 3 mm perched on botryoidal translucent green prehnite. Two separate groups of sphalerite are on the specimen (rare).
Overall Size:30x20x12 mm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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