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Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 79724
Mineral:Apophyllite with Petroleum (naturally occurring Hydrocarbons)
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Unusually large translucent-to-transparent colorless apophyllite crystals to 40 mm, with black petroleum in crevices. The apophyllite crystals are square prisms with dominant pyramidal terminations. Millington petroleum was uncommon (Cummings, 1985). Collected in 1990s by Prof. Martin Becker, author of Recent Mineral Finds at the Millington Quarry in Rocks and Minerals v.73 #5
Overall Size:7x7x4 cm
Crystals:5-40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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