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Calcite over Datolite, Prehnite, Actinolite-Chlorite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite over Datolite, Prehnite, Actinolite-Chlorite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite over Datolite, Prehnite, Actinolite-Chlorite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite over Datolite, Prehnite, Actinolite-Chlorite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite over Datolite, Prehnite, Actinolite-Chlorite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite over Datolite, Prehnite, Actinolite-Chlorite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 78400
Mineral:Calcite over Datolite, Prehnite, Actinolite-Chlorite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Large 34 mm elongated scalenohedral transparent colorless calcite crystal over green prehnite and nearly colorless datolite with microscopic prismatic crystals of an unidentified mineral, probably actinolite or chlorite. The calcite fluoresces under UV illumination. Collected 17 September 1995.
Overall Size:40x20x18 mm
Crystals:micro to 34 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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