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Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hornblende-Pargasite in marble from Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 76858
Mineral:Hornblende-Pargasite in marble
Locality:Lime Crest Quarry (Limecrest), Sussex Mills, 4.5 km northwest of Sparta, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Large cluster of many lustrous translucent gray hornblende crystals with remnants of translucent white marble on the rear. The hornblende crystals were identified by streak, hardness, specific gravity. However Cianciulli identified similar as pargasite. Collected 16 October 1994 during the FOMS field trip
Overall Size:15x12x12 cm
Crystals:10-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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