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Fluorite with Quartz from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Fluorite with Quartz from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Fluorite with Quartz from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Quartz from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 6563
Mineral:Fluorite with Quartz
Locality:Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Translucent fluorite with surface of many 1-2 mm parallel faces. Perched on 1 corner are 2 quartz crystals 3 mm long. From the side several internal zones of purple alternating with blue are visible. The purple layers fluoresce violet under UV. Collected by Robert Sahno in 1981
Overall Size:22x18x16 mm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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