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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 63515
Mineral:Quartz, Fluorite, Sphalerite
Locality:railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Double-sided cluster of lustrous transparent gray quartz crystals to 10 mm with etched transparent purple-to-gray partial fluorite crystals to 5 mm and scattered black sphalerite crystals to 1 mm on sulfide-rich matrix. Ex. Tom Penney collection, collected in the 1970s by a construction worker at the site.
Overall Size:35x22x18 mm
Crystals:0.5-10.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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