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Calcite on Pectolite from State Pit, Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Pectolite from State Pit, Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Pectolite from State Pit, Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Pectolite from State Pit, Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 65891
Mineral:Calcite on Pectolite
Locality:State Pit, Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Spray of radiating colorless pectolite crystals to 17 mm with a lustrous transparent rhombohedral 18 mm calcite crystal on top that is internally zoned. The calcite crystal fluoresces white under SW UV illumination. Collected by Kurt Hennig. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:28x24x22 mm
Crystals:1-18 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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