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Quartz (exhibiting piezoelectric selective deposition of Hematite) on Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Quartz (exhibiting piezoelectric selective deposition of Hematite) on Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz (exhibiting piezoelectric selective deposition of Hematite) on Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz (exhibiting piezoelectric selective deposition of Hematite) on Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz (exhibiting piezoelectric selective deposition of Hematite) on Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz (exhibiting piezoelectric selective deposition of Hematite) on Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz (exhibiting piezoelectric selective deposition of Hematite) on Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Quartz (exhibiting piezoelectric selective deposition of Hematite) on Calcite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 79675
Mineral:Quartz (exhibiting piezoelectric selective deposition of Hematite) on Calcite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Classic formation of translucent colorless scalenohedral calcite crystals to 6 mm with overgrowth of lustrous transparent colorless quartz crystals to 9 mm with red hematite microcrystals on alternating termination faces caused by piezoelectric charges. Collected in 1980s to 1990s by Prof. Martin Becker
Overall Size:5.5x3.5x1.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 9 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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