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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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 49723
Mineral:Calcite on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Large translucent rhombohedral pale-yellow calcite crystal 20 mm across on plumose white unidentified mineral, possibly stilbite, with translucent pale yellow-green datolite crystals to 3 mm. The calcite crystal fluoresces under UV illumination. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:7x4.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:1-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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