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Stilbite-Ca and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Stilbite-Ca and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Stilbite-Ca and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 45803
Mineral:Stilbite-Ca and Calcite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Unusual pink crystals of translucent stilbite to 10 mm with scattered doubly-terminated colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 8 mm. The pink color of the stilbite appears to be due to microscopic red hematite inclusions in the outer layers.
Overall Size:16x13x7 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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