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Thomsonite on Prehnite from Burger's Quarry (Lower New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Thomsonite on Prehnite from Burger's Quarry (Lower New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Thomsonite on Prehnite from Burger's Quarry (Lower New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Thomsonite on Prehnite from Burger's Quarry (Lower New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Thomsonite on Prehnite from Burger's Quarry (Lower New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 45999
Mineral:Thomsonite on Prehnite
Locality:Burger's Quarry (Lower New Street Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent white thomsonite crystals in aggregates to 5 mm long on translucent green prehnite crystals to 4 mm in botryoidal aggregates coating front and rear of basalt matrix. Thomsonite is a rare mineral at this locality. Ex. Lazard Cahn (1865-1940); ex. J. Cilen (1916-1997) #697
Overall Size:9x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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