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Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Prehnite and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Prehnite and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Prehnite and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Prehnite and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Prehnite and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Prehnite and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

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Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Prehnite and Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 71338
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst Quartz with Prehnite and Calcite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent pale-purple amethyst quartz crystals to 5 mm lining a cavity that runs completely through the specimen, with hemispherical translucent green prehnite to 5 mm and transparent pseudo-cubic calcite crystals to 8 mm. Sawn bottom. From my personal collection #745; collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:10x8x5 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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