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Quartz on Calcite from Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

 
Quartz on Calcite from Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

Quartz on Calcite from Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 69387
Mineral:Quartz on Calcite
Locality:Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York
Description:Sparkling transparent brown quartz crystals to 2 mm on translucent gray-white calcite from the rock that was blasted out in the 1840s to produce a tunnel for the Hudson Railroad line. Collected July 1997. See my article: Anthony's Nose, New York -- Three Mineral Localities
Overall Size:5x4x2 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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