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Mineral Specimen No. 78368:
Calcite with minor Prehnite and Laumontite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Calcite with minor Prehnite and Laumontite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78368:

Mineral Species: Calcite with minor Prehnite and Laumontite.
Location of origin: Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.
Description: Cluster of lustrous white transparent-to-translucent scalenohedral calcite crystals, plus minor prehnite and laumontite, with remnants of greenish basalt on the bottom. The calcite crystals fluoresce white under longwave and shortwave UV illumination. Most crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few crystals are incomplete. Collected 2 May 1993.
Overall size: 3.5x3x2 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 10 mm
Price: $15 (plus shipping).

Mineral Calcite with minor Prehnite and Laumontite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with minor Prehnite and Laumontite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with minor Prehnite and Laumontite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with minor Prehnite and Laumontite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Calcite with minor Prehnite and Laumontite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Calcite with minor Prehnite and Laumontite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

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