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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 78379
Mineral:Pyrite on Smoky Quartz
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous yellow-metallic cubic pyrite crystals to 4 mm (large for this locality!) on translucent gray quartz crystals to 6 mm with minor calcite. Pyrite crystals, a sulfide mineral, were uncommon at Millington and highly sought-after by local collectors. Collected ca. 1993. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:4x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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