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Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 49088
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent purple-gray amethyst quartz crystals over gray basalt with waxy surface luster on the termination faces of the amethyst quartz. This is the best amethyst I have seen from the Millington Quarry which is now closed and being reclaimed. Collected by Martin Becker, author of Recent Mineral Finds at the Millington Quarry in Rocks and Minerals v.73 #5
Overall Size:11.5x9x6 cm
Crystals:5-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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