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Datolite from Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey

 
Datolite from Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey

Datolite from Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey

Datolite from Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 44570
Mineral:Datolite
Locality:Bergen Hill, Hudson County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-green (nearly colorless) datolite crystals on dark basalt. I believe this originated in the early tunnel excavations at this site ca. 1870s because Miller had the specimen before the 1909 work was done. Ex. Harold D. Miller (1838-1919 or 1920) collection, bequeathed to the Wadsworth Atheneum in 1909; ex. Loomis-Chaffee School
Overall Size:9x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:4-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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