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

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

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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Calcite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 48745
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent yellow rhombohedral calcite crystals with silky luster. Many f the calcite crystals are interpenetrant-twinned, similar to fluorite twins from Weardale, England. The calcite crystals fluoresce under UV illumination. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #13507.
Overall Size:9x7x4 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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