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Chrysocolla and Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Chrysocolla and Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chrysocolla and Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chrysocolla and Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chrysocolla and Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 43151
Mineral:Chrysocolla and Calcite
Locality:Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent colorless calcite crystals up to 4 mm across with blue to blue-green chrysocolla coating, including some that developed botryoidal hemispheres up to 0.5 mm across. Embedded in the calcite matrix is dark metallic chalcocite, the copper source. Ex. Upsala College
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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