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Calcite (with rare pinacoid face on termination) from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

 
Calcite (with rare pinacoid face on termination) from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

Calcite (with rare pinacoid face on termination) from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

Calcite (with rare pinacoid face on termination) from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52282
Mineral:Calcite (with rare pinacoid face on termination)
Locality:Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey
Description:Transparent yellow calcite crystal with no matrix attached. The crystal is tapered hexagonal form with many parallel rhombohedral crystals faces on the termination. Note the small basal pinacoid termination face which is rare in calcite crystals. Ex. John Geiges collection #1034; ex. Ken Hogan (1919-2009)
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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