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Gypsum, Calcite, Pyrite, Quartz from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Gypsum, Calcite, Pyrite, Quartz from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Gypsum, Calcite, Pyrite, Quartz from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Gypsum, Calcite, Pyrite, Quartz from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Gypsum, Calcite, Pyrite, Quartz from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Gypsum, Calcite, Pyrite, Quartz from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

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Gypsum, Calcite, Pyrite, Quartz from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52038
Mineral:Gypsum, Calcite, Pyrite, Quartz
Locality:Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Transparent 24 mm colorless gypsum crystal with a 43 mm scalenohedral translucent calcite crystal plus metallic pyrite crystals to 2 mm on quartz xls to 8 mm. Rare gypsum from N.J. trap rock, normally gypsum dissolves early in the paragenetic sequence. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:13x9x7 cm
Crystals:0.5-43.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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