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Pectolite with Prehnite and cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Pectolite with Prehnite and cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Pectolite with Prehnite and cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Pectolite with Prehnite and cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 45765
Mineral:Pectolite with Prehnite and cavities after Anhydrite
Locality:New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Large mass of white pectolite crystals in aggregates of radiating crystals that formed around tapered anhydrite crystals that subsequently dissolved away, leaving a tapered cavity. Minor translucent green prehnite is scattered throughout. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #2085; originally acquired in 1980 from Ron Bentley
Overall Size:13x8x8 cm
Crystals:5-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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