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Calcite (twinned crystals) on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite (twinned crystals) on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite (twinned crystals) on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite (twinned crystals) on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 48533
Mineral:Calcite (twinned crystals) on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Interpenetrant-twinned pseudo-cubic transparent calcite crystals to 20 mm across on a cavity lined with pale yellow-green datolite. The calcite crystals are twinned similar to the calcite from Sokolovskiy Mine in Kazakhstan. One corner has a contact. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:10x6x5.5 cm
Crystals:10-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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