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Sphalerite on Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

 
Sphalerite on Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Sphalerite on Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Sphalerite on Prehnite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 71238
Mineral:Sphalerite on Prehnite
Locality:O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow-green 3 mm sphalerite crystal on translucent green prehnite crystals in rounded aggregates to 9 mm across. Sphalerite, a sulfide mineral, is rare in zeolite cavities and highly prized by local collectors. Bottom is sawn flat. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1989
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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