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Mineral Specimen No. 78627:
Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78627:

Mineral Species: Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite.
Location of origin: Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.
Description: Large rhombohedral transparent colorless calcite crystals to 19 mm over druzy apophyllite. The calcite crystals have sub-surface phantom-growth zones where microscopic crystals coated a smaller crystal face, then were enclosed within later calcite. Complete and undamaged except the contact where it was formerly attached to surrounding matrix. The calcite fluoresces white under LW-SW UV illumination. Collected 11 September 1994..
Overall size: 25x25x20 mm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 19 mm
Price: $18 (plus shipping).

Mineral Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset 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 sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset 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 sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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