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Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

 
Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

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Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet from 700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 73893
Mineral:Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite, plus Almandine Garnet
Locality:700' level, Sta.167, Queens Tunnel of NYC Water Tunnel #3, Woodside, Queens, New York City, New York
Description:Translucent brown bladed stilbite crystals in tapered sub-parallel aggregates to 4 mm with translucent white calcite crystals to 3 mm and scattered yellow-metallic pyrite microcrystals to 0.5 mm. Note the almandine garnet in the gneiss. Ex. Betts #5111; collected in 1999 at a fault zone by Charles Merguerian during tunnel construction
Overall Size:9x7.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:0.5-4.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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