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Prehnite on Pyrite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Prehnite on Pyrite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Prehnite on Pyrite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Prehnite on Pyrite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 48780
Mineral:Prehnite on Pyrite on Prehnite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Unusual formation of a 3 mm group of translucent green prehnite crystals on a 2 mm metallic pyrite crystal on a matrix of translucent green prehnite crystals to 2 mm. Pyrite, a sulfide mineral, is uncommon in the zeolite cavities of New Jersey. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:4x2x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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