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Mineral Specimen No. 73320:
Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite 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. 73320:

Mineral Species: Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite.
Location of origin: Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.
Description: Sparkling cluster of lustrous transparent colorless apophyllite crystals to 3 mm on translucent pale-green datolite with lustrous rhombic-to-pseudocubic transparent colorless calcite crystals to 12 mm. Note the many thin molds of platy calcite crystals. No damage is visible to the unaided eye, but minor damage is visible under 20x magnification. From my personal collection #451; collected in June 1994. The calcite crystals fluoresce white under LW and SW ultraviolet illumination.
Overall size: 11x10x7 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 1-12 mm
Price: $75 (plus shipping).

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Mineral Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination under SuperBright 254 nm SW UV illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photographs Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals

Fluorescent illuminated mineral Apophyllite, Datolite, Calcite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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