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Magnetite in Calcite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

 
Magnetite in Calcite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

Magnetite in Calcite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

Magnetite in Calcite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

Magnetite in Calcite from Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 56134
Mineral:Magnetite in Calcite
Locality:Laurel Hill (Snake Hill) Quarry, Secaucus, Hudson County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous black-metallic octahedral magnetite crystal exposed in a calcite vein. The magnetite crystallized simultaneously with the surrounding calcite resulting in complex patterns on the surfaces. The calcite was dissolved to reveal the magnetite. Ex. Tom Penney collection #205.
Overall Size:8x3x3 cm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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