AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals > Online Mineral Museum Photographic Archive > Minerals from New Jersey > Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?)

Search

 

Online Mineral Museum Archive of Mineral Photographs and Mineral Descriptions from John Betts - 
Fine Minerals.com and Allminerals.com

   

Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

 
Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 79830
Mineral:Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?)
Locality:Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey
Description:Unusually large 25 mm rhombohedral calcite crystal on pale-green prehnite with bronze-colored metallic platy crystals, tentatively identified as pyrrhotite based on the platy habit. The calcite crystal is transparent yellow-gray, and fluoresces under UV. 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:6x5.5x4 cm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
Buy similar: Minerals from New York & New Jersey, USA > Calcite Specimens

 

  Buy Calcite on Prehnite with (Pyrrhotite?) at:

  John Betts - Fine Minerals gallery of Calcite Specimens

 

 

 

© AllMinerals/JohnBetts-FineMinerals All Rights Reserved

The minerals illustrated on this site are presented for reference purposes only. The owner of this site did not collect the minerals and collectors should not assume access is permitted to the property based on inclusion in this museum. Please contact the property owner to obtain legal permission before entering private property. ;