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Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52268
Mineral:Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous yellow-green datolite epimorph after a 45 mm bladed anhydrite crystal. The anhydrite formed first, then was overgrown by datolite crystals, finally the anhydrite dissolved away leaving the hollow formation. Datolite pseudomorphs are uncommon. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #68998; ex. Ken Walling in 1985; ex. John Geiges collection #884; acquired in 2003 from M. Walter
Overall Size:6x6x2.5 cm
Crystals:5-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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