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Hematite on Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Hematite on Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Hematite on Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 20419
Mineral:Hematite on Quartz
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous black rosettes of iridescent black hematite on colorless quartz crystals with calcite. Under magnification red areas can be seen though hard to tell if these are reflections or translucent. I have never seen a hematite like this from the quarry. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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