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Natrolite, Calcite, Analcime in Amygdules from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Natrolite, Calcite, Analcime in Amygdules from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Natrolite, Calcite, Analcime in Amygdules from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Natrolite, Calcite, Analcime in Amygdules from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Natrolite, Calcite, Analcime in Amygdules from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Natrolite, Calcite, Analcime in Amygdules from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Natrolite, Calcite, Analcime in Amygdules from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 79799
Mineral:Natrolite, Calcite, Analcime in Amygdules
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Large specimen of greenish basalt with many amygdules (gas cavities) lined with acicular white natrolite crystals in hemispherical sprays to 6 mm, lustrous transparent calcite crystals to 1.5 mm and trapezohedral yellowish analcime crystals to 2 mm. 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:12x10x7 cm
Crystals:micro to 3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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