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Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

 
Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

Calcite with Quartz coating from Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York

DESCRIPTION:No. 75589
Mineral:Calcite with Quartz coating
Locality:Hudson River Railroad tunnel, Anthony's Nose, east shore of Hudson River, Westchester County, New York
Description:Large cluster of tabular hexagonal calcite crystals to 65 mm with overgrowth of sparkling sugar-like transparent colorless quartz crystals to 0.5 mm found ca. 1847 during the construction of Hudson River Railroad on the east shore of the Hudson River. From my personal collection; Ex. Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016); see my article Anthony's Nose, New York: a Review of Three Mineral Localities (1998)
Overall Size:12x10.5x5.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 65 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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