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Barite and twinned Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Barite and twinned Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Barite and twinned Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Barite and twinned Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Barite and twinned Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Barite and twinned Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 75725
Mineral:Barite and twinned Calcite on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:One-of-a-kind large 27 mm zoned translucent rhombic barite crystal (rare!) with lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals to 28 mm on pale green datolite. The cavity separates into two pieces to better exhibit the barite crystal. Rear is sawn. Collected in 2002 during MMMS field trip. This quarry is now closed and converted to residential housing
Overall Size:11x8x6 cm
Crystals:3-28 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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