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Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Hematite from (New Street Quarry?), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Hematite from (New Street Quarry?), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Hematite from (New Street Quarry?), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Hematite from (New Street Quarry?), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Hematite from (New Street Quarry?), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Hematite from (New Street Quarry?), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Hematite from (New Street Quarry?), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Hematite from (New Street Quarry?), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 73491
Mineral:Quartz pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Hematite
Locality:(New Street Quarry?), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Aesthetic formation of two intersecting fan-shaped aggregates of quartz microcrystal pseudomorphs after anhydrite crystals to 45 mm with hematite. Anhydrite formed first, was overgrown with quartz; when the anhydrite dissolved it left hollow molds. Ex. Leighton S. Donley collection (1912-1970 of Cornwall, Pa); ex. Skip Colflesh collection #3253; originally acquired from M. Davis in 2006
Overall Size:7.5x4x4 cm
Crystals:20-45 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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