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Pyrite on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Pyrite on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Pyrite on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Pyrite on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Pyrite on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 56262
Mineral:Pyrite on Quartz
Locality:railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Many lustrous yellow-metallic pyrite crystals in spherical aggregates to 4 mm diameter on lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 2.5 mm with black microcrystals of an unidentified mineral, possibly goethite or sphalerite or both. Ex. Tom Penney collection, collected in the 1970s.
Overall Size:11x6x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 2.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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