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Calcite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52490
Mineral:Calcite
Locality:Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Unusually large transparent beige-colored calcite crystal that nearly filled the cavity where it formed. The calcite contacted the cavity walls on the bottom and across the top. Some areas are smooth and lustrous, but most surfaces are slightly textured. Ex. John Geiges collection
Overall Size:8x7x6 cm
Crystals:15-70 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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