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Mineral Specimen No. 73488:
Calcite (twinned crystals) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen of Calcite (twinned crystals) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 73488:

Minerals Species: Calcite (twinned crystals).
Location of mineral deposit: Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey.
Description: Two interpenetrant-twinned rhombohedral calcite crystals with remnants of matrix on the bottom where they were attached. The calcite crystals are transparent, with complex parallel crystallization patterns on the faces that obscure the internal clarity. Though the crystals are clean and in good condition, a few show damage upon close inspection, but they are minor compared to the relative size of the specimen. Ex. Rutgers University Geologic Museum.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 6x4.5x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 35-38 mm
Price: $65 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Calcite (twinned crystals) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Calcite (twinned crystals) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Calcite (twinned crystals) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Calcite (twinned crystals) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Calcite (twinned crystals) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Calcite (twinned crystals) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Mineral Specimens: Calcite (twinned crystals) from Chimney Rock Quarry, Bound Brook, Somerset County, New Jersey

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