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Gypsum var. Selenite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Gypsum var. Selenite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Gypsum var. Selenite from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 65896
Mineral:Gypsum var. Selenite
Locality:Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent selenite crystals, the colorless transparent variety of the mineral gypsum. A rare specimen of gypsum from the zeolite cavities of New Jersey normally gypsum dissolves inside the cavities resulting in few specimens ever collected. Collected by Kurt Hennig
Overall Size:39x33x18 mm
Crystals:4-38 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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