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Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 78627
Mineral:Calcite with sector-zoned inclusions over Apophyllite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Large rhombohedral transparent colorless calcite crystals to 19 mm over druzy apophyllite. The calcite crystals have sub-surface phantom-growth zones where microscopic crystals coated a smaller crystal face, then were enclosed within later calcite. The calcite fluoresces white under LW-SW UV illumination. Collected 11 September 1994.
Overall Size:25x25x20 mm
Crystals:micro to 19 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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