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Anorthite var. Huronite with Quartz from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Anorthite var. Huronite with Quartz from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Anorthite var. Huronite with Quartz from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Anorthite var. Huronite with Quartz from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Anorthite var. Huronite with Quartz from Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 59747
Mineral:Anorthite var. Huronite with Quartz
Locality:Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Shallow cavity in greenish basalt lined with hemispherical formations to 4 mm diameter of white huronite, the potassium-rich variety of anorthite feldspar, with another cavity on the opposite side lined with lustrous quartz crystals to 4 mm. Ex Jeff Weissman collection; ex. Betts #38415; ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #21285, collected by Sam Gordon (1897-1952) in 1918
Overall Size:13x8x7 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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