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Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite with Calcite from Consolidated Quarry, Great Notch, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite with Calcite from Consolidated Quarry, Great Notch, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite with Calcite from Consolidated Quarry, Great Notch, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite with Calcite from Consolidated Quarry, Great Notch, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite with Calcite from Consolidated Quarry, Great Notch, Passaic County, New Jersey

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Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite with Calcite from Consolidated Quarry, Great Notch, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52277
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite with Calcite
Locality:Consolidated Quarry, Great Notch, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Several quartz pseudomorphs after tapered glauberite crystals to 20 mm long with transparent colorless calcite crystals to 6 mm throughout. The glauberite crystallized first, the surfaces were coated with quartz, the glauberite dissolved, calcite formed. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #2787; ex. J. Betts #29322; ex. John Geiges collection #930; acquired in 2005
Overall Size:3.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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