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Pectolite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Pectolite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pectolite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Pectolite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 28614
Mineral:Pectolite with Calcite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Radiating crystals of white pectolite in hemispherical aggregates up to 13 mm across. One side has several colorless calcite crystals. The pectolite groups are overgrown with minute apophyllite crystals up to .1 mm - looks beautiful under magnified. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:9x6x4 cm
Crystals:.1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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