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Mineral Specimen No. 79931:
Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, 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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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 79931:

Mineral Species: Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating.
Location of origin: Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.
Description: Lustrous transparent colorless rhombohedral calcite crystals to 6 mm with scattered yellow-metallic pyrite crystals to 0.5 mm. The calcite crystals have unusual zoned overgrowth of unidentified dark-gray microcrystals, possibly goethite or hematite. Most of the crystals are complete and undamaged, but a few around the periphery are incomplete. Collected 1995. This quarry is now closed forever and reclaimed.
Overall size: 6.5x6x3.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 6 mm
Price: $30 (plus shipping).

Mineral Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Calcite with Pyrite and unusual zoned micro surface coating for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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