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Pyrite and Calcite on Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Pyrite and Calcite on Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite and Calcite on Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite and Calcite on Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 76545
Mineral:Pyrite and Calcite on Quartz
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic cubic pyrite crystals to 0.5 mm with lustrous transparent colorless cubic calcite crystals to 2 mm on translucent gray quartz crystals to 8 mm. Pyrite crystals, a sulfide mineral, were uncommon at Millington. Collected ca. 1993. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:30x27x24 mm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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