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Prehnite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Prehnite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Prehnite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 46347
Mineral:Prehnite pseudomorph after Anhydrite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent green prehnite epimorph of a scepter-shaped anhydrite crystal 40 mm long. When prehnite ps. after scepter-like anhydrite they are locally know as snakehead pseudomorphs because of their resemblance to snakes. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #22152
Overall Size:5x3x2 cm
Crystals:40 mm pseudo
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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