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Mineral Specimen No. 73189:
Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen of Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey 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. 73189:

Minerals Species: Chalcocite in Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey.
Description: Large plate of lustrous iridescent gray-metallic chalcocite crystals to 15 mm with green chrysocolla stains in crevices embedded in a vein of lustrous colorless calcite on brown basalt. These chalcocite crystals are rare and highly sought by collectors. The crystals grew in a constricted cavity preventing complete crystal development. Most visible crystals are complete and undamaged. From my personal collection; collected by Kurt Hennig ca.1990.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 23x10x4.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-15 mm
Price: $3500 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Chalcocite in Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

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