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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 63516
Mineral:Pyrite, Quartz, Calcite
Locality:railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic cubic pyrite crystals to 1 mm on transparent-to-translucent gray quartz crystals to 3 mm on rhombic gray calcite that has lamellar etched edges. The pyrite crystals have a brown limonite coating in areas. Ex. Tom Penney collection, collected in the 1970s by a construction worker at the site
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-3.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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