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Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 71894
Mineral:Fluorite in Calcite
Locality:Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Transparent purple fluorite in banded layers running through calcite from a one-time find by Rutgers University. The fluorite and calcite fluoresce under cream and red under UV illumination. The calcite was partially dissolved to expose the fluorite. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #20590, collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:11x9x6 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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