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Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Paterson (New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Paterson (New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Paterson (New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Paterson (New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 40569
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite
Locality:Paterson (New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Complex calcite crystal 40 mm high showing successive growths over a scalenohedral core crystal on quartz pseudomorphs after blocky anhydrite crystals up to 50 mm long. The anhydrite formed first, then was overgrown with quartz crystals up to 1 mm. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #6254; ex. Ron Bentley (1948-1995) in 1980
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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