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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 6624
Mineral:Fluorite with Pyrite
Locality:Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Complex fluorite crystal showing many parallel 1-2 mm faces in a larger, rounded form, with scattered pyrite microcrystals. Color is zoned from purple interior to blue-gray exterior. A center zone fluoresces under UV illumination. Collected by Robert Sahno in 1981
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm faces
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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