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Sphalerite on Prehnite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Sphalerite on Prehnite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Sphalerite on Prehnite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Sphalerite on Prehnite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 46360
Mineral:Sphalerite on Prehnite with Calcite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Many lustrous black sphalerite crystals up to 1.5 mm on hemispherical translucent green prehnite with transparent scalenohedral colorless calcite crystals to 8 mm. Sphalerite, a sulfide, is uncommon in NJ zeolite cavities. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:6x3x2 cm
Crystals:0.1-8.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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