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Mineral Specimen No. 71585:
Pyrite on etched Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut.

This mineral specimen of Pyrite on etched Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 71585:

Minerals Species: Pyrite on etched Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut.
Description: Translucent white calcite with lustrous yellow-metallic cubic pyrite crystals to 1 mm on the corner. The broad face of the calcite has complex etching patterns that reflect illumination simultaneously, probably the face that was the inside of the cavity. No damage. Ex. Tom Penney collection, collected in the 1970s by a construction worker at the site.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 5x4x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 1 mm
Price: $18 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Pyrite on etched Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Pyrite on etched Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Pyrite on etched Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

Mineral Specimens: Pyrite on etched Calcite from railroad cut near Thomaston Dam, Litchfield County, Connecticut

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