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Prehnite with Actinolite pseudomorph after Glauberite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Prehnite with Actinolite pseudomorph after Glauberite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Prehnite with Actinolite pseudomorph after Glauberite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 42596
Mineral:Prehnite with Actinolite pseudomorph after Glauberite
Locality:New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent green prehnite crystals in rounded aggregates up to 12 mm across with a cast of fibrous green actinolite microcrystals after a bladed glauberite crystal 10 mm long. The actinolite coated the glauberite crystal, then the glauberite dissolved.
Overall Size:4x4x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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