AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from New Jersey > Halotrichite and Melanterite

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Halotrichite and Melanterite from West Jersey Marl Co. Quarry, (Barnsboro, Gloucester County), New Jersey

 
Halotrichite and Melanterite from West Jersey Marl Co. Quarry, (Barnsboro, Gloucester County), New Jersey

Halotrichite and Melanterite from West Jersey Marl Co. Quarry, (Barnsboro, Gloucester County), New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 38436
Mineral:Halotrichite and Melanterite
Locality:West Jersey Marl Co. Quarry, (Barnsboro, Gloucester County), New Jersey
Description:Glass vial filled with granular gray mixture of halotrichite and melanterite, the weathering product of iron-pyrite. Note this came from a pit of the West Jersey Marl Co., the source of the first complete dinosaur fossil (hadrosaurus) in the US. Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #8235, presented by Henry Carvill Lewis (1853-1888)
Overall Size:13x5 cm vial
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from New York & New Jersey, USA > Barite & other Sulfate Minerals

 

  Buy Halotrichite and Melanterite at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Barite & other Sulfate Minerals

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property.