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Pyrite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Pyrite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 72418
Mineral:Pyrite on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Two groups of lustrous yellow-metallic pyrite crystals on pale yellow-green datolite with remnants of brown basalt on the rear. Pyrite, a sulfide mineral, is uncommon in New Jersey zeolite cavities. This quarry is now closed. From my personal collection; collected December 2000. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:35x20x10 mm
Crystals:2-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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