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Quartz with Goethite-Hematite coating plus minor Chalcopyrite from Red Bridge Mine, Spring Glen, Ellenville District, Ulster County, New York

 
Quartz with Goethite-Hematite coating plus minor Chalcopyrite from Red Bridge Mine, Spring Glen, Ellenville District, Ulster County, New York

Quartz with Goethite-Hematite coating plus minor Chalcopyrite from Red Bridge Mine, Spring Glen, Ellenville District, Ulster County, New York

Quartz with Goethite-Hematite coating plus minor Chalcopyrite from Red Bridge Mine, Spring Glen, Ellenville District, Ulster County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 71766
Mineral:Quartz with Goethite-Hematite coating plus minor Chalcopyrite
Locality:Red Bridge Mine, Spring Glen, Ellenville District, Ulster County, New York
Description:Small cavity lined with quartz crystals to 5 mm coated with microscopic iridescent purple-to-green goethite-hematite. The surrounding quartz has chalcopyrite crystals embedded in the surfaces. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1990. For locality info see: Ellenville, New York, A Classic Locality in Rocks and Minerals v.82#6.
Overall Size:6x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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