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Quartz var. Smoky Quartz from Interstate 80 road construction, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Smoky Quartz from Interstate 80 road construction, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz from Interstate 80 road construction, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Smoky Quartz from Interstate 80 road construction, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 63680
Mineral:Quartz var. Smoky Quartz
Locality:Interstate 80 road construction, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Large triangular cluster of translucent gray smoky quartz crystals with lustrous crystal faces collected ca. 1970 during the construction of Interstate 80 when it was blasted through the First Watchung basalt. Ex. Irving Horowitz collection; collected by Max Marty
Overall Size:10x9x4.5 cm
Crystals:10-27 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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