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Quartz var. Amethyst with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Paterson (probably New Street Quarry), Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Amethyst with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Paterson (probably New Street Quarry), Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Paterson (probably New Street Quarry), Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Paterson (probably New Street Quarry), Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Paterson (probably New Street Quarry), Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Paterson (probably New Street Quarry), Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Paterson (probably New Street Quarry), Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite from Paterson (probably New Street Quarry), Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 75904
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst with pseudomorphic molds after Anhydrite
Locality:Paterson (probably New Street Quarry), Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals to 8 mm with pseudomorphic molds where the quartz crystallized over tapered anhydrite crystals to 45 mm that subsequently dissolved leaving voids. The amethyst crystals have uncommonly deep color. Ex. Harry W. Eichel, Jr. (1914-1990); ex. Phil-Mont Christian Academy
Overall Size:7x6x5 cm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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