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Mineral Specimen No. 77162:
Prehnite on Smoky Quartz for sale from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Prehnite on Smoky Quartz from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 77162:

Mineral Species: Prehnite on Smoky Quartz.
Location of origin: Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.
Description: Lustrous transparent-to-translucent smoky quartz crystals to 16 mm with partial overgrowth of translucent green prehnite crystals in hemispherical aggregates to 17 mm. Large quartz crystals as this are uncommon here, and rarely associated with prehnite. Most crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few crystals have chipped terminations. All of the main crystals are complete and undamaged, but a lesser crystal is incomplete where it contacted surrounding matrix. Acquired at the Worcester Mineral Club auction ca. 1995.
Overall size: 7.5x5.5x4 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-16 mm
Price: $45 (plus shipping).

Mineral Prehnite on Smoky Quartz for sale from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Prehnite on Smoky Quartz for sale from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Prehnite on Smoky Quartz for sale from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Prehnite on Smoky Quartz for sale from Lower New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

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