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Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 49497
Mineral:Calcite on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Hollow conical formation of white datolite lined on the inner surfaces with scalenohedral transparent yellow calcite crystals to 5 mm. The opening in the top allows a complete view of the calcite-lined interior of the formation. An unusual formation. Collected by Martin Becker, author of Recent Mineral Finds at the Millington Quarry in Rocks and Minerals v.73 #5
Overall Size:8.5x7x6 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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