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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 78227
Mineral:Pyrite on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous cubic metallic pyrite crystals to 2.5 mm on translucent pale-green datolite crystals to 9 mm. The largest pyrite crystal is elongated on one axis giving it a prismatic form. Pyrite crystals, a sulfide mineral, were uncommon at Millington. Collected 17 December 1995. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:30x30x24 mm
Crystals:0.5 to 9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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