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Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 73320
Mineral:Apophyllite with Calcite on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Large sparkling cluster of lustrous transparent colorless apophyllite crystals to 3 mm on translucent pale-green datolite with lustrous rhombic-to-pseudocubic transparent colorless calcite crystals to 12 mm. Note the thin molds of platy calcite crystals. From my personal collection #451; collected in June 1994. The calcite crystals fluoresce white under LW and SW ultraviolet illumination
Overall Size:11x10x7 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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