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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 78454
Mineral:Pyrite and Quartz on Calcite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Transparent colorless scalenohedral 24 mm calcite crystal overgrown with sparkling sugar-like colorless quartz microcrystals and cubic yellow-metallic pyrite microcrystals. The calcite crystal fluoresces yellow under LW and SW UV illumination. Collected ca. 1995. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:25x10x10 mm
Crystals:micro to 24 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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