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Fluorite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Fluorite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Fluorite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Fluorite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 61063
Mineral:Fluorite
Locality:railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Transparent green fluorite with three faces composed of small cubic and tetrahexahedral fluorite crystal faces in parallel orientation. The fluorite has large flawless areas internally and it fluoresces violet under UV illumination. Ex. Tom Penney collection #431, collected in the 1970s by a construction worker at the site.
Overall Size:3.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.2-30.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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