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Calcite (pseudocubic crystals) from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite (pseudocubic crystals) from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (pseudocubic crystals) from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 33547
Mineral:Calcite (pseudocubic crystals)
Locality:New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Small pocket in basalt matrix lined with colorless calcite crystals. The calcite crystals are transparent and have a cubic shape (pseudocubic since calcite is actually trigonal). Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:6x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:2-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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