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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 51310
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite
Locality:Houdaille Quarry (Consolidated Quarry), Litte Falls Twp., north of Montclair State University, Essex County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent pale-gray quartz pseudomorphs after tapered prismatic glauberite crystals (not the more common anhydrite). The glauberite crystallized first, then was coated with quartz microcrystals. When the glauberite later dissolved it left the cavities. Ex. John Geiges collection #505
Overall Size:8x8x4 cm
Crystals:15-30 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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