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TitleKyanite in quartz from Litchfield Co., Connecticut
DescriptionKyanite, the blue bladed mineral, has composition Al2SiO5. It is a relatively common metamorphic mineral in high-pressure aluminous rocks. Here it is surrounded by quartz. The patch of white paint is about 2 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ Connecticut ▹ Litchfield
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-04-24.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1209.
Key wordskyanite
Tech details463 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number384