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Calcite on Datolite with Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Datolite with Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite with Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite with Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite with Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite with Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Datolite with Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Datolite with Pyrite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 77974
Mineral:Calcite on Datolite with Pyrite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous 23 mm transparent pale-yellow calcite crystal on pale green datolite crystals to 3 mm with scattered pyrite microcrystals. The calcite crystal is rhombohedral form and fluoresces dull-yellow under SW UV and white under LW UV illumination. Collected 31 March 1996. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:6x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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