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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 53583
Mineral:Opal var. Hyalite
Locality:Strickland Quarry, Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex County, Connecticut
Description:Transparent colorless hyalite opal on albite-quartz-muscovite pegmatite. Under magnification the hyalite is seen to be botryoidal form. The hyalite fluoresces bright green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:30x17x15 mm
Crystals:micro
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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