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Datolite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Pyrite and Quartz var. Chalcedony from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Datolite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Pyrite and Quartz var. Chalcedony from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Pyrite and Quartz var. Chalcedony from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Pyrite and Quartz var. Chalcedony from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Pyrite and Quartz var. Chalcedony from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Pyrite and Quartz var. Chalcedony from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Pyrite and Quartz var. Chalcedony from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Datolite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Pyrite and Quartz var. Chalcedony from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 78372
Mineral:Datolite pseudomorphs after Anhydrite with Pyrite and Quartz var. Chalcedony
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous translucent pale-green datolite pseudomorphs after bladed anhydrite crystals to 35 mm with overgrowth of many lustrous yellow-metallic cubic pyrite crystals to 1 mm and rare colorless chalcedony in rounded formations to 6 mm diameter. The chalcedony fluoresces orange under LW UV illumination. Collected 29 December 1996. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:4x2.5x2 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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