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Stilbite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite from New Street Quarries, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Stilbite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite from New Street Quarries, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Stilbite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite from New Street Quarries, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Stilbite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite from New Street Quarries, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 43140
Mineral:Stilbite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite
Locality:New Street Quarries, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent brown stilbite crystals up to 10 mm long in tapered aggregates on milky quartz matrix with many casts after tapered glauberite crystals running completely through the quartz. The Chamberlain label misidentified the casts as after pectolite. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2167; acquired in 1980 from R. Bentley
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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