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Mineral Specimen No. 73316:
Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York.

This mineral specimen of Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York 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. 73316:

Minerals Species: Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York.
Description: Historic specimen, collected in 1848 during the construction of a railroad tunnel, of large translucent gray platy hexagonal calcite crystals to 80 mm with a second generation of gray calcite microcrystals on the broad crystal faces. The specimen formed in a cavity with many crystals intersecting in all directions. Most crystals are complete except in areas where they intersected adjacent crystals in the cavity. Ex. Peter Zodac (1894-1967), founder of Rocks and Mineral magazine, acquired from Wards December 26, 1950. See details on Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite locality in my article at: Anthony’s Nose, New York A Review of Three Mineral Localities - Page 2.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 16x11x8 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 80 mm
Price: $650 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

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Mineral Specimens: Calcite from Railroad tunnel, east shore of Hudson River, Anthony's Nose, Westchester County, New York

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