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Prehnite pseudomorph after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Prehnite pseudomorph after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

Prehnite pseudomorph after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 28804
Mineral:Prehnite pseudomorph after Glauberite
Locality:Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Unusual pseudomorph of prehnite after glauberite crystals up to 2 cm long from a one-time find. Normally the glauberite had completely dissolved by the time the prehnite formed. The rhombic cross-section verifies this is after glauberite, not anhydrite.
Overall Size:6x4x3 cm
Crystals:2 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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