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Galena in Calcite from Route 4 road cut west of George Washington Bridge, Fort Lee, Bergen County, New Jersey

 
Galena in Calcite from Route 4 road cut west of George Washington Bridge, Fort Lee, Bergen County, New Jersey

Galena in Calcite from Route 4 road cut west of George Washington Bridge, Fort Lee, Bergen County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 21469
Mineral:Galena in Calcite
Locality:Route 4 road cut west of George Washington Bridge, Fort Lee, Bergen County, New Jersey
Description:Large specimen of white calcite overgrown on diabase. Scattered throughout the calcite are metallic galena crystals up to 8 mm. More galena crystals can be exposed with careful work. This specimen was discovered during the excavation for a building. Ex. J. Cilen collection #21923
Overall Size:14x9x10 cm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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