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Chrysocolla on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Houdaille Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), Litte Falls Twp., north of Montclair State University, Essex County, New Jersey

 
Chrysocolla on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Houdaille Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), Litte Falls Twp., north of Montclair State University, Essex County, New Jersey

Chrysocolla on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Houdaille Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), Litte Falls Twp., north of Montclair State University, Essex County, New Jersey

Chrysocolla on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Houdaille Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), Litte Falls Twp., north of Montclair State University, Essex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 50887
Mineral:Chrysocolla on Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite
Locality:Houdaille Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), Litte Falls Twp., north of Montclair State University, Essex County, New Jersey
Description:Complex formation of green chrysocolla coating translucent quartz pseudomorphs after anhydrite crystals to 40 mm long. The anhydrite formed first then was surrounded by quartz. When the anhydrite dissolved it left molds, then was coated with chrysocolla. Ex. John Geiges collection #715, originally acuired in 2001 from B. Butkowski
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:5-40 mm molds
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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