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Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

 
Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

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Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 5123
Mineral:Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite
Locality:700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York
Description:One of forty specimens recovered from the new water tunnel under New York City in 1999. Gneiss matrix coated with pale brown stilbite crystals to 3 mm with overgrowth of white calcite crystals to 4 mm (fluoresces) and a few ball formations of pyrite.
Overall Size:12x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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