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Calcite on Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite on Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 39446
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Pseudocubic transparent colorless calcite crystals up to 13 mm across on a plate of small colorless quartz crystals up to 2 mm long. Pseudocubic calcite, though common at this quarry, is rare for calcite that normally is rhombic or scalenohedral. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2534; ex. B. Metzger in 1980
Overall Size:12x7x3 cm
Crystals:1-13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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