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Datolite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Datolite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Datolite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Datolite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52283
Mineral:Datolite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Large mint-green datolite crystals with crystal faces varying from glassy to waxy luster. The large transparent datolite crystal clearly exhibits double-refraction that datolite is known for. Ex. John Geiges collection #151; acquired from Min. Research Co. in the 1990s
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:8-20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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