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Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 56691
Mineral:Wurtzite (sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite?) and Galena on Quartz
Locality:railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 2 mm covering one face of matrix with many gray-metallic cubic galena crystals to 4 mm and small dark-gray wurtzite crystals to 2 mm which may be sphalerite pseudomorphs after wurtzite. Ex. Tom Penney collection #190, collected in the 1970s by a construction worker at the site.
Overall Size:8x5x2 cm
Crystals:0.1-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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