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Pyrite on Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Pyrite on Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite on Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite on Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52278
Mineral:Pyrite on Datolite pseudomorph after Anhydrite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous green-gray datolite epimorph after anhydrite crystals to 25 mm with metallic cubic pyrite crystals to 3 mm. The anhydrite formed first, then was overgrown by datolite crystals, finally the anhydrite dissolved away leaving the hollow formation. Ex. John Geiges collection
Overall Size:5x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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