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Mineral Specimen No. 77939:
Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite from Upper 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. 77939:

Mineral Species: Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite.
Location of origin: Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey.
Description: Fibrous white pectolite crystals to 22 mm in tapered radial aggregates to 34 mm on translucent green botryoidal prehnite with scattered lustrous transparent pale-green datolite crystals to 5 mm. The pectolite terminations surfaces fluoresce under UV. All crystals are complete and undamaged, except the outer edges where it was attached to surrounding matrix. Collected by Nick Facciolla (1907-2008), author of Minerals of Laurel Hill, N.J..
Overall size: 4.5x4x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 3-22 mm
Price: $35 (plus shipping).

Mineral Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Pectolite, Prehnite, Datolite for sale from Upper New Street Quarry, Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey

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