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Apophyllite on Pectolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Apophyllite on Pectolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite on Pectolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite on Pectolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite on Pectolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite on Pectolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite on Pectolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite on Pectolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Apophyllite on Pectolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 79726
Mineral:Apophyllite on Pectolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Lustrous translucent-to-transparent colorless apophyllite crystals to 24 mm, with minor black inclusions (goethite?), almost completely filling a cavity of 1-2 mm pectolite crystals. The apophyllite crystals are square prisms with pyramidal terminations. 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:7x6x3 cm
Crystals:micro to 22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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