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Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 78105
Mineral:Calcite on Prehnite with pseudomorphic cavities after Calcite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless rhombic calcite crystals to 11 mm on translucent green prehnite in rounded formations to 6 mm diameter with thin pseudomorphic cavities after bladed calcite crystals. Prehnite crystallized over calcite that later dissolved. Collected 26 July 1997. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:3.5x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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