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Fluorite with Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Fluorite with Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Fluorite with Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Fluorite with Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite with Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 72630
Mineral:Fluorite with Calcite
Locality:railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Transparent color-zoned fluorite crystal with translucent white calcite crystals on the surface that was open to the cavity interior. The cleavage faces on the side of the fluorite show blue and purple zoning. The fluorite fluoresces violet under SW UV. Ex. Sahno Collection; collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:18x16x13 mm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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