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Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite from New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 77946
Mineral:Calcite on Quartz pseudomorphs after Glauberite
Locality:New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous translucent calcite crystals to 5 mm on quartz pseudomorphs after glauberite crystals to 16 mm. The glauberite crystals formed first and were overgrown with quartz, then the glauberite dissolved leaving hollow molds, then calcite formed.
Overall Size:28x18x13 mm
Crystals:10-16 mm pseudos
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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