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Gypsum var. Selenite with Calcite and Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Gypsum var. Selenite with Calcite and Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Gypsum var. Selenite with Calcite and Quartz from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 61101
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite with Calcite and Quartz
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Cavity lined with lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 1 mm with colorless calcite crystals to 3 mm plus large transparent colorless gypsum crystals to 30 mm that are uncommon in NJ zeolite cavities because they dissolve usually away. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #1828; ex. Betts #33506
Overall Size:16x10x9 cm
Crystals:1-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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