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Calcite on Prehnite pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Prehnite pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Calcite on Prehnite pseudomorphs after Glauberite from Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 73683
Mineral:Calcite on Prehnite pseudomorphs after Glauberite
Locality:Fanwood Quarry (Weldon Quarry), Watchung, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent green prehnite pseudomorphs after glauberite crystals to 23 mm long with rhombic transparent yellowish calcite crystals to 11 mm. The glauberite crystals formed first and were overgrown with green prehnite, then the glauberite dissolved. Collected ca. 1995
Overall Size:8x7x3 cm
Crystals:6-23 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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