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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Stilbite with Calcite from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 5124
Mineral:Stilbite with Calcite
Locality:700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York
Description:White calcite crystals up to 3 mm overgrown on translucent brown stilbite crystals up to 4 mm on Fordham gneiss matrix. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV. One of 40 specimens I obtained from the water tunnel construction, recently completed.
Overall Size:8x5x5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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