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Chamosite on Smoky Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Chamosite on Smoky Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chamosite on Smoky Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Chamosite on Smoky Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 29260
Mineral:Chamosite on Smoky Quartz
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Pocket in basalt matrix lined with smoky quartz crystals up to 8 mm with overgrowth on the quartz of hemispherical black chamosite up to .2 mm. There is a slim chance that it is not chamosite, but goethite instead, but one sample tested as chamosite. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:9x9x6 cm
Crystals:.1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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