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Quartz with Pyrite from Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey

 
Quartz with Pyrite from Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey

Quartz with Pyrite from Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey

Quartz with Pyrite from Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey

Quartz with Pyrite from Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey

Quartz with Pyrite from Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey

Quartz with Pyrite from Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey

Quartz with Pyrite from Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey

Quartz with Pyrite from Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52132
Mineral:Quartz with Pyrite
Locality:Gorge Road condominium excavation, Edgewater, Palisades Sill, Bergen County, New Jersey
Description:The largest specimen collected from a quartz-pyrite formation in a fracture joint in the Palisades Sill diabase. The surfaces are composed of translucent milky quartz crystals to 5 mm with cavities where the pyrite decomposed to limonite. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1999
Overall Size:22x13x3.5 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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