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Galena (or Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite) on Calcite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

 
Galena (or Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite) on Calcite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

Galena (or Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite) on Calcite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

Galena (or Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite) on Calcite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 38341
Mineral:Galena (or Limonite pseudomorphs after Pyrite) on Calcite
Locality:Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent rhombohedral calcite crystals on matrix. In a protected area of the cavity, the calcite has many black, cubic crystals of an undetermined mineral, possibly tarnished galena or limonite pseudomorphs after cubic pyrite crystals. Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #5767, presented by Edwin MacMinn
Overall Size:13x8x6 cm
Crystals:0.2-15.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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