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Prehnite on Pectolite with casts after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Prehnite on Pectolite with casts after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Prehnite on Pectolite with casts after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 39032
Mineral:Prehnite on Pectolite with casts after Calcite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent green radiating prehnite crystals up to 4 mm long mixed with radiating white pectolite crystals in spherical aggregates up to 13 mm across. There are many thin cavities where bladed calcite crystals formed first, but later dissolved away. Collected in 1997. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:10x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-7 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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