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Stevensite from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Stevensite from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Stevensite from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Stevensite from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 38352
Mineral:Stevensite
Locality:Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Pinkish clay mineral stevensite that formed from the alteration of the zeolite pectolite. The radiating shape of the pectolite is still visible, often defined by shrinkage fractures. Stevensite was first described 15 miles away at Bergen Hill. Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #9021, collected by Sam Gordon (1897-1952) in 1917
Overall Size:11x7x6 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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