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Chalcopyrite and Malachite with Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Chalcopyrite and Malachite with Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Chalcopyrite and Malachite with Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Chalcopyrite and Malachite with Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Chalcopyrite and Malachite with Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Chalcopyrite and Malachite with Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Chalcopyrite and Malachite with Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 69222
Mineral:Chalcopyrite and Malachite with Limonite-coated Prehnite
Locality:Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Bladed yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 12 mm protruding through brown limonite-coated prehnite crystal layer with green malachite microcrystals visible on one end where the prehnite was removed. Four chalcopyrite crystals are complete. Ex. St. Lawrence University Collection; ex. Howard E. Moore (1926-2011); collected ca. 1957-8
Overall Size:11.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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