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Calcite and Apophyllite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite and Apophyllite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite and Apophyllite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite and Apophyllite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite and Apophyllite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite and Apophyllite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite and Apophyllite on Prehnite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 78397
Mineral:Calcite and Apophyllite on Prehnite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Translucent green prehnite crystals in spherical aggregates to 10 mm diameter with partial overgrowth of lustrous transparent colorless rhombic calcite crystals to 14 mm and sparkling small colorless transparent apophyllite crystals to 1 mm. The calcite fluoresces under UV illumination. Collected 29 January 1995. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:31x30x18 mm
Crystals:1-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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