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Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 46277
Mineral:Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite
Locality:Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent green prehnite pseudomorphs (epimorphs) after scepter-shaped anhydrite crystals to 35 mm high. The anhydrite was overgrown with prehnite, then the anhydrite dissolved away. Scepter-shaped pseudomorphs are locally called snakehead pseudomorphs Ex. Bob Holzer (1934-2009) collection; ex. Rutgers University Geology Museum
Overall Size:6x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:5-25 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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