Abija N. Fillow Quarry (Branchville Quarry), Branchville, Redding, Fairfield Co., Connecticut (TYPE LOCALITY)
Small Cabinet, 9.3 x 7.0 x 2.8 cm
Ex. Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences
From the TYPE LOCALITY 1880, this specimen has small grains of eucryptite embedded in the albite matrix. They are FLUORESCENT orange. According to MINDAT, named in 1880 by Brush and Dana from the Greek for "well concealed," in allusion to its occurrence embedded in albite. I have not seen a type locality piece for sale before