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Datolite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Datolite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 77544
Mineral:Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Uncommonly transparent colorless datolite crystals lining one face of gray-brown basalt. The datolite crystals exhibit double refraction (similar to calcite) and the transparency of these crystals makes the phenomenon easily visible under magnification. Collected 16 April 1994. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:5x3.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:3-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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