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Laumontite and Calcite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

 
Laumontite and Calcite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Laumontite and Calcite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Laumontite and Calcite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Laumontite and Calcite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Laumontite and Calcite from O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 73342
Mineral:Laumontite and Calcite
Locality:O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Translucent white lath-like laumontite crystals to 5 mm with overgrowth of lustrous transparent-to-translucent rhombic calcite crystals to 7 mm. The calcite crystal fluoresces pink-orange under SW UV illumination. Laumontite is uncommon at this quarry. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1989
Overall Size:8x5.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: For reference only
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