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Pyrite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Pyrite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Pyrite with Calcite from Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 78389
Mineral:Pyrite with Calcite
Locality:Millington Quarry, State Pit, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Large (for the locality) cubic yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 5 mm with translucent pale-yellow pseudo-cubic calcite crystals to 4 mm on a fragment of brown matrix. Pyrite crystals, an iron-sulfide mineral, were uncommon at Millington. Collected 2 October 1994. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:18x17x10 mm
Crystals:micro to 5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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