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Sphalerite on Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

 
Sphalerite on Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Sphalerite on Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 53710
Mineral:Sphalerite on Prehnite
Locality:O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Large (for this species at this locality) 4 mm transparent yellow-green sphalerite crystal on translucent green prehnite with remnants of colorless calcite around the edges. Sphalerite is rare at this locality and sought-after by collectors. From my personal collection; collected by William (Bill) Barrett (1924-2018)
Overall Size:8x7x4 cm
Crystals:4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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