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Prehnite with Calcite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Prehnite with Calcite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Prehnite with Calcite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Prehnite with Calcite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 53278
Mineral:Prehnite with Calcite
Locality:Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent green prehnite crystals in botryoidal aggregates to 5 mm across with transparent colorless calcite crystals to 12 mm that fluoresce orange under UV illumination. Several calcite crystals have chipped edges. Ex. Tim Swan collection at River Valley Mineral Museum (Rumford, Maine) #189
Overall Size:13x8x4 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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