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Prehnite and Calcite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

 
Prehnite and Calcite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

Prehnite and Calcite from Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia

DESCRIPTION:No. 39082
Mineral:Prehnite and Calcite
Locality:Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia
Description:Large block of trap rock coated on the broad face with transparent colorless calcite crystals up to 6 mm with hemispherical translucent green prehnite crystal aggregates up to 4 mm diameter.
Overall Size:15x14x7 cm
Crystals:0.5-6.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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