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Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with pseudomorphic mold after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with pseudomorphic mold after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with pseudomorphic mold after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with pseudomorphic mold after Anhydrite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 71305
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with pseudomorphic mold after Anhydrite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-purple amethyst quartz crystals to 2 mm with rectangular pseudomorphic molds after bladed anhydrite crystals. The anhydrite formed first, then was surrounded by amethyst, when the anhydrite later dissolved it left molds. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:5x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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