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Quartz var. Carnelian from Berkeley Heights, Union County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Carnelian from Berkeley Heights, Union County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 46173
Mineral:Quartz var. Carnelian
Locality:Berkeley Heights, Union County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent amber-red carnelian, a variety of chalcedony quartz used by lapidaries, with transparent areas visible when rear-illuminated. Note that this is not from more common Stirling Brook (Carnelian Brook). Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection
Overall Size:5x3.5x2.5 cm
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Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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