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Quartz var. Carnelian from Stirling Brook, Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Carnelian from Stirling Brook, Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 4268
Mineral:Quartz var. Carnelian
Locality:Stirling Brook, Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Top quality translucent red-amber carnelian in botryoidal ball-formations to 5 mm. Originally formed in basalt cavities, these have weathered out and are found in a local stream bed. Back side has casts after calcite.
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x1 cm
Crystals:5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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