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Datolite with Calcite and Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Datolite with Calcite and Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite with Calcite and Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Datolite with Calcite and Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 46400
Mineral:Datolite with Calcite and Pyrite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent pale-green datolite crystals to 3 mm with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite microcrystals and a 7 mm crystal of translucent colorless calcite with compound surfaces. Pyrite, a sulfide mineral, is uncommon in the zeolite cavities of New Jersey.
Overall Size:5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 7 mm
Status: For reference only
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