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Sphalerite on Stilbite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Sphalerite on Stilbite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Sphalerite on Stilbite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 78388
Mineral:Sphalerite on Stilbite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent-to-opaque brown sphalerite crystals to 1.1 mm on colorless translucent bladed stilbite crystals to 6 mm in tapered aggregates of sub-parallel crystals. Sphalerite, a zinc sulfide mineral, is rare at Millington and highly sought. Collected 26 February 1995
Overall Size:10x7x6 mm
Crystals:micro to 6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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