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Quartz on Calcite from Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

 
Quartz on Calcite from Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

Quartz on Calcite from Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

Quartz on Calcite from Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

Quartz on Calcite from Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

Quartz on Calcite from Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 71344
Mineral:Quartz on Calcite
Locality:Hudson Railroad Cut Calcite Locality, Anthony's Nose, Cortlandt, Westchester County, New York
Description:Flat plate (part of a fracture-filling vein) of lustrous transparent brown quartz crystals to 1.5 mm on translucent white calcite. It is unusual that the quartz crystals appear to be colored by limonite, but the calcite shows no sign of limonite. From my private collection; collected July 1997. See my article: Anthony's Nose, New York -- Three Mineral Localities
Overall Size:8.5x6.5x2 cm
Crystals:0.2-1.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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