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Quartz var. Amethyst in pseudomorphic cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Amethyst in pseudomorphic cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst in pseudomorphic cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst in pseudomorphic cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst in pseudomorphic cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst in pseudomorphic cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst in pseudomorphic cavities after Anhydrite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 71213
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst in pseudomorphic cavities after Anhydrite
Locality:New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:White pseudomorphs after fan-shaped bladed anhydrite crystals to 25 mm with transparent purple amethyst in the voids. Anhydrite formed first, was coated with white quartz, the anhydrite dissolved and amethyst formed in the molds. Ex. St. Lawrence University Collection; ex. Howard E. Moore (1926-2011); collected ca. 1950
Overall Size:7x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm, 10-25 molds
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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