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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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 6634
Mineral:Fluorite with Pyrite
Locality:Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Transparent fluorite with small cluster of 1 mm pyrite crystals. The fluorite is color zoned internally from blue-gray to purple in the center (fluorescence is zoned too). The surfaces are composed of small parallel cubic faces. Collected by Robert Sahno in 1981
Overall Size:4.5x2x2 cm
Crystals:1-45 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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