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Magnetite in Calcite from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Magnetite in Calcite from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Magnetite in Calcite from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Magnetite in Calcite from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Magnetite in Calcite from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 49528
Mineral:Magnetite in Calcite
Locality:Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Large black-metallic magnetite crystals in white Franklin marble. The magnetite crystals have etched surface texture. The largest magnetite crystal is dodecahedral form. The marble was dissolved to expose the magnetite crystals.
Overall Size:5x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:4-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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