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Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Datolite Cast from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Datolite Cast from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Datolite Cast from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Datolite Cast from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Datolite Cast from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Datolite Cast from Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 71024
Mineral:Calcite (interpenetrant-twinned crystals) on Datolite Cast
Locality:Prospect Park Quarry, Prospect Park, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent yellow rhombohedral calcite crystals on a thin datolite cast after another mineral with pale green datolite crystals to 2 mm. The calcite crystals are interpenetrant twinned, similar to the twinned calcite crystals from Kazakhstan. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1985
Overall Size:55x35x20 mm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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