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Quartz var. Amethyst with casts after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Amethyst with casts after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst with casts after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 33589
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with casts after Anhydrite
Locality:Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Plate of purple amethyst quartz with many rectangular cavities up to 20 mm where the quartz formed over anhydrite that subsequently dissolved away. The casts extend completely through. See Schaller's book: Crystal Cavities of the New Jersey (1932).
Overall Size:16x14x6 cm
Crystals:3-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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