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Calcite, Prehnite, Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite, Prehnite, Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite, Prehnite, Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Calcite, Prehnite, Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 30639
Mineral:Calcite, Prehnite, Pyrite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Large pseudo-cubic calcite crystal 18 mm across on green prehnite with minor pyrite crystals around the edges. Collecting calcite crystals is difficult at this locality where they easily pop off the matrix during extraction. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:6x5x3 cm
Crystals:18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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