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Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Calcite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Calcite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Calcite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Calcite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 64721
Mineral:Prehnite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Calcite
Locality:New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Finger-shaped green prehnite pseudomorphs after anhydrite crystals to 28 mm with transparent colorless calcite crystals to 11 mm that are incomplete. The anhydrite crystallized first, then was overgrown with prehnite, causing the elongated shape. Ex. St. Lawrence University Collection; ex. Howard E. Moore (1926-2011); originally acquired ca. 1978
Overall Size:7.5x5.5x5.5 cm
Crystals:20-28 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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