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Calcite on Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 16036
Mineral:Calcite on Prehnite
Locality:Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Plate covered both sides with green, botryoidal prehnite. On the front are scattered colorless calcite crystals up to 5 mm. The contrast of the calcite against the prehnite is very attractive. No apparent damage. Acquired from Schortmann's in 1940. Ex. Dr. Eugene E. Sensel (1911-2000) collection #R272
Overall Size:13x9x4 cm
Crystals:2-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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