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Quartz with Calcite casts from Road construction site, Farmington, Connecticut

 
Quartz with Calcite casts from Road construction site, Farmington, Connecticut

DESCRIPTION:No. 8533
Mineral:Quartz with Calcite casts
Locality:Road construction site, Farmington, Connecticut
Description:A one-time find of milky quartz crystals in unique formations. Thin casts of calcite crystals penetrate the quartz. Reddish color caused by limonite stains. Collected in 1967 by a construction worker. From my personal collection.
Overall Size:9x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-4 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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