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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 42570
Mineral:Prehnite
Locality:Fairfax Quarry, 6.4 km west of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia
Description:Basalt cavity lined with translucent green prehnite on all surfaces. The surface of the prehnite has a sand appearance due to colorless microcrystals of stilbite or apophyllite coating the prehnite.
Overall Size:8x5x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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