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Chrysocolla on Calcite with Chalcocite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Chrysocolla on Calcite with Chalcocite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chrysocolla on Calcite with Chalcocite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Chrysocolla on Calcite with Chalcocite from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52640
Mineral:Chrysocolla on Calcite with Chalcocite
Locality:Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:White calcite with several cavities coated with vivid blue-green chrysocolla on scalenohedral calcite crystals to 5 mm and dark metallic chalcocite crystals to 3 mm. Some cavities are lined only with translucent colorless calcite crystals. Ex. Robert Hauck collection, co-founder of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum.
Overall Size:9x7x4.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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