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Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from Moore's Station Quarry, Mercer County, New Jersey

 
Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from Moore's Station Quarry, Mercer County, New Jersey

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from Moore's Station Quarry, Mercer County, New Jersey

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from Moore's Station Quarry, Mercer County, New Jersey

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from Moore's Station Quarry, Mercer County, New Jersey

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from Moore's Station Quarry, Mercer County, New Jersey

Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from Moore's Station Quarry, Mercer County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite from Moore's Station Quarry, Mercer County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 75721
Mineral:Stilbite with Calcite and Pyrite
Locality:Moore's Station Quarry, Mercer County, New Jersey
Description:Pristine plate of translucent orange-brown bladed stilbite crystals in aggregates to 6 mm long with overgrowth of sparkling colorless transparent calcite microcrystals to .05 mm with pyrite microcrystals. The calcite fluoresces under SW UV illumination. Ex. Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia collection #23164, collected by Sam Gordon (1897-1952) in 1924
Overall Size:11x10x6 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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