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Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 79221
Mineral:Calcite on Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals on pale yellow-green datolite. A 15 mm doubly terminated scalenohedral calcite crystal is perched on top of the other calcite crystals. The calcite fluoresces under LW and SW UV illumination. Collected in 1995. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed
Overall Size:31x30x28 mm
Crystals:4-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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