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Pyrite and Calcite on Smoky Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Pyrite and Calcite on Smoky Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite and Calcite on Smoky Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite and Calcite on Smoky Quartz from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 78196
Mineral:Pyrite and Calcite on Smoky Quartz
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic cubic pyrite crystals to 4 mm (large!) with lustrous transparent colorless pseudocubic calcite crystals to 1 mm on translucent gray quartz crystals to 8 mm. Pyrite crystals, a sulfide mineral, were uncommon at Millington. Collected ca. 1993. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:4.5x4x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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