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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 49819
Mineral:Tremolite
Locality:Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Elongates tapered translucent gray tremolite crystals on limonite-stained marble matrix. This specimen was collected from a large water course that dissolved the surrounding marble, but not the tremolite.
Overall Size:8x5x1.5 cm
Crystals:4-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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