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Quartz var. Amethyst from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz var. Amethyst from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz var. Amethyst from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 76874
Mineral:Quartz var. Amethyst
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent purple amethyst quartz crystals on one face of gray basalt. These amethyst specimens, rare at this locality, were found on the side of the old ramp leading down from the condos on the south wall of the upper quarry. Collected October 1992
Overall Size:9x8.5x8 cm
Crystals:5-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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