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Opal var. Hyalite on Albite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

 
Opal var. Hyalite on Albite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Opal var. Hyalite on Albite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Opal var. Hyalite on Albite from Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 50513
Mineral:Opal var. Hyalite on Albite
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Rich specimen of transparent colorless hyalite opal on white albite feldspar. The hyalite opal fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #279; collected 1946
Overall Size:5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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