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Datolite and Calcite from Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey

 
Datolite and Calcite from Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey

Datolite and Calcite from Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey

Datolite and Calcite from Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 38332
Mineral:Datolite and Calcite
Locality:Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey
Description:Sparkling transparent datolite crystals up to 3 mm with translucent calcite crystals up to 7 mm on face of matrix. Most of the crystals are colorless, though one area has a yellowish coating. One of 500 specimens bequeathed to ANSP by Ashmead in 1864. Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #4268, presented by Samuel Ashmead (?-1864)
Overall Size:12x9x3 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: For reference only
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