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Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Chamosite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Chamosite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Chamosite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Chamosite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Chamosite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Chamosite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52265
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Chamosite
Locality:Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Hollow quartz epimorphs after slender anhydrite crystals to 40 mm long, with scattered black chamosite microcrystals. The anhydrite formed first, then was overgrown by quartz crystals, finally the anhydrite dissolved away leaving the hollow formations. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #6888; ex. Ken Walling in 1985; ex. John Geiges collection #882; acquired in 2003 from M. Walter
Overall Size:11x5x3 cm
Crystals:10-40 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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