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Sphalerite on Prehnite pseudomorphic mold after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Sphalerite on Prehnite pseudomorphic mold after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Sphalerite on Prehnite pseudomorphic mold after Anhydrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 71850
Mineral:Sphalerite on Prehnite pseudomorphic mold after Anhydrite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Extraordinarily large 13 mm translucent red-brown sphalerite crystal in a concave translucent green prehnite pseudomorphic mold after an anhydrite crystal. Sphalerite crystals, a zinc sulfide mineral, are rare in NJ zeolite cavities. Collected by Frank Imbriacco on October 22, 2006. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:5x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:13 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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