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Calcite over Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite over Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite over Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite over Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite over Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite over Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite over Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite over Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 64722
Mineral:Calcite over Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite
Locality:Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Tapered rectangular quartz molds after anhydrite crystals to 40 mm overgrown with colorless transparent rhombohedral calcite crystals to 9 mm. The anhydrite crystallized first, was overgrown with quartz, then the anhydrite dissolved. Ex. St. Lawrence University Collection; ex. Howard E. Moore (1926-2011); originally acquired ca. 1939-40
Overall Size:11x6x5.5 cm
Crystals:1-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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