Danburite (From Type Locality!)
Small Cabinet, 7.7 x 6.1 x 1.9 cm
Danbury, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
Ex. Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences
A mass of danburite, showing some crude crystal faces, from the important type locality for the species. Probably from the early 1800s! According to Mindat: This is the type locality for danburite, the actual site has been destroyed by development. A high-rise building sits on the site.