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Retinite (fossilized tree resin similar to Amber) from Raritan Formation, Roebling (formerly Kinkora), 5.6 km SW of Trenton, Burlington County, New Jersey

 
Retinite (fossilized tree resin similar to Amber) from Raritan Formation, Roebling (formerly Kinkora), 5.6 km SW of Trenton, Burlington County, New Jersey

Retinite (fossilized tree resin similar to Amber) from Raritan Formation, Roebling (formerly Kinkora), 5.6 km SW of Trenton, Burlington County, New Jersey

Retinite (fossilized tree resin similar to Amber) from Raritan Formation, Roebling (formerly Kinkora), 5.6 km SW of Trenton, Burlington County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52598
Mineral:Retinite (fossilized tree resin similar to Amber)
Locality:Raritan Formation, Roebling (formerly Kinkora), 5.6 km SW of Trenton, Burlington County, New Jersey
Description:Large translucent brown retinite nodule with a few smaller fragments from a black clay deposit in Kinkora, N.J., the site where the Roebling family built their new factory in 1905, eventually renamed to Roebling. Plus rare original pen-and-ink label. Ex. Washington Roebling (1837-1926)
Overall Size:4.5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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