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Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 10041
Mineral:Calcite on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent lustrous golden-brown doubly-terminated scalenohedral calcite crystals to 13 mm long in a cavity lined with pale-green datolite crystals to 3 mm. The calcites fluoresce bright yellow-orange under UV illumination. The front opening is sawn.
Overall Size:8x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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