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Quartz (amethystine) and Calcite on Datolite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz (amethystine) and Calcite on Datolite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz (amethystine) and Calcite on Datolite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz (amethystine) and Calcite on Datolite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz (amethystine) and Calcite on Datolite from Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 71688
Mineral:Quartz (amethystine) and Calcite on Datolite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent amethystine (pale-pink) quartz crystals to 5 mm with translucent colorless rhombic calcite crystals to 6 mm on pale-green datolite crystals to 8 mm lining a cavity of greenish basalt. Collected ca. 1980
Overall Size:6x4.5x4 cm
Crystals:2-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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