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Calcite in Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite in Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite in Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

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Calcite in Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

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Calcite in Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

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Calcite in Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 70824
Mineral:Calcite in Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent gray calcite crystals filling quartz pseudomorphs after anhydrite crystals. The anhydrite formed first; was overgrown with fine-grained quartz; the anhydrite later dissolved; then calcite grew in the elongated molds of anhydrite. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:33x32x25 mm
Crystals:20-25 mm pseudos
Status: For reference only
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