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Pyrite on Quartz from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

 
Pyrite on Quartz from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Pyrite on Quartz from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Pyrite on Quartz from Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 79415
Mineral:Pyrite on Quartz
Locality:Thomaston Dam Railroad Cut, Thomaston, Litchfield County, Connecticut
Description:Unusually large (for this locality) 8 mm yellow-metallic pyrite crystal in a shallow cavity lined with lustrous translucent white quartz crystals to 4 mm. The pyrite crystal is cubic form with octahedral corner faces. Collected by D. Swenson in May 2003
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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