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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 66101
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite
Locality:Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Sharp white quartz pseudomorphs after a cluster of radiating prismatic anhydrite crystals to 50 mm long. The anhydrite crystallized first, quartz filled in between, then the anhydrite dissolved leaving long cavities with rhombic cross-sections. Ex. St. Lawrence University Collection; ex. Howard E. Moore (1926-2011); originally acquired ca. 1940
Overall Size:5.5x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:25-50 mm cavities
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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