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Calcite and Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite and Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite and Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52492
Mineral:Calcite and Quartz
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent-to-transparent colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 5 mm mixed with groups of transparent quartz crystals to 1 mm that exhibit the rare selective red hematite coating on alternate faces due to piezoelectric attraction. Ex. John Geiges collection
Overall Size:6x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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