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Calcite (twinned crystals) with Laumontite and Prehnite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

 
Calcite (twinned crystals) with Laumontite and Prehnite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Laumontite and Prehnite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Laumontite and Prehnite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Laumontite and Prehnite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Laumontite and Prehnite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Laumontite and Prehnite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Calcite (twinned crystals) with Laumontite and Prehnite from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 79766
Mineral:Calcite (twinned crystals) with Laumontite and Prehnite
Locality:Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey
Description:Unusually large lustrous transparent colorless calcite crystals, twinned on the {0001} plane, with small white laumontite crystals to 3 mm. The calcite formed over a 55 mm hemispherical formation of green prehnite, and has green prehnite attached. This specimen is the largest calcite crystal I have ever seen from this quarry. Collected in 1980s to 1990s by Prof. Martin Becker
Overall Size:16x9.5x7 cm
Crystals:1-140 mm
Archived: For reference only
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