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Calcite on Quartz from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Quartz from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite on Quartz from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 11084
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz
Locality:New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Pseudo-cubic crystals of yellowish calcite to 1 cm on matrix covered with gray drusy quartz. On one edge is a rectangular cast of quartz after anhydrite. A good reference specimen from the early days of collecting at this quarry. Ex. J. Weigand collection, acquired in 1923
Overall Size:8x6x3 cm
Crystals:3-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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