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Chalcopyrite in Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Chalcopyrite in Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Chalcopyrite in Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Chalcopyrite in Limonite-coated Prehnite from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 69224
Mineral:Chalcopyrite in Limonite-coated Prehnite
Locality:Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Bladed yellow-metallic chalcopyrite crystals to 9 mm protruding through brown limonite-coated prehnite crystal layer. The chalcopyrite crystals are incomplete. St. Lawrence University performed XRD analysis to confirm the species. Ex. St. Lawrence University Collection; ex. Howard E. Moore (1926-2011); collected ca. 1957-8
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x2 cm
Crystals:3-9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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