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Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Datolite from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 79829
Mineral:Datolite
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Plate of lustrous transparent green datolite crystals on greenish basalt. The datolite crystals have better transparency than usually found at Millington (which are usually translucent) and they exhibit double-refraction similar to calcite. 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:8x5x2 cm
Crystals:3-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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