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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 78365
Mineral:Calcite on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous 12 mm transparent colorless rhombohedral calcite crystal in a cavity of translucent pale-green datolite crystals to 4 mm. The calcite crystal fluoresces white under longwave and shortwave UV illumination, and phosphoresces when extinguished. Collected 26 December 1994. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:5x5x3 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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