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Datolite on Quartz and Calcite from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Datolite on Quartz and Calcite from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Datolite on Quartz and Calcite from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Datolite on Quartz and Calcite from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 38440
Mineral:Datolite on Quartz and Calcite
Locality:Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent green datolite crystals up to 18 mm overgrown on colorless quartz and calcite crystals up to 4 mm. One grouping of the datolite is incomplete, possibly because the cavity wall pinched closed. The datolite is excellent green color. Ex. W.S. Vaux (1811-1882) collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #18407
Overall Size:11x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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