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Quartz var. Amethyst from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 35719
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Sparkling purple amethyst quartz crystals on greenish basalt matrix. This old specimen is a good example of amethyst from this prolific zeolite locality. All crystals on the upper portion are complete and undamaged. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1890s
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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