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Calcite and Mesolite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite and Mesolite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite and Mesolite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite and Mesolite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Calcite and Mesolite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 46597
Mineral:Calcite and Mesolite
Locality:Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Rhombohedral translucent yellowish calcite crystals to 12 mm with opaque white overgrowth of smaller scalenohedral calcite crystals to 1 mm. The calcite crystals grew on sprays of stubby colorless mesolite crystals to 2 mm long coating greenish basalt.
Overall Size:6.5x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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