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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 19989
Mineral:Pyrite on Calcite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Very rich specimen of brassy pyrite crystals up to 2 mm on colorless calcite crystal matrix. The large number of pyrite crystals is extraordinary for zeolite cavities where sulfides rarely form, and usually in only a few scattered crystals. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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