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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. 74624
Mineral:Sphalerite on Prehnite
Locality:O and G Industries Southbury Quarry, Southbury, New Haven County, Connecticut
Description:Many thin transparent yellow-green sphalerite crystals to 5 mm on translucent green prehnite crystals in rounded aggregates to 7 mm. Sphalerite, a sulfide mineral, is uncommon in this trap rock quarry and highly sought by collectors. From my personal collection; collected by William (Bill) Barrett (1924-2018) ca. 1994
Overall Size:4x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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