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Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Goethite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Goethite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Goethite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Goethite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Goethite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 53459
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Goethite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous translucent purple amethyst quartz pseudomorphs after bladed anhydrite crystals to 70 mm long with later generation overgrowth of lustrous translucent-to-transparent gray quartz crystals to 4 mm and red-brown bladed goethite crystals to 1 mm. Collected ca. 1960
Overall Size:13x9x7 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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