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Mineral Specimen No. 79721:
Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite 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. 79721:

Mineral Species: Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite.
Location of origin: Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.
Description: Radiating fibrous white pectolite crystals in aggregates to 24 mm diameter with pink color on the termination surfaces, colorless transparent apophyllite and yellow-metallic pyrite microcrystals, over lustrous translucent green datolite crystals to 4 mm. Millington Quarry is famous for these pink pectolite specimens which are arguably best-of-the-species. No damage. Collected in 1990s by Prof. Martin Becker, author of Recent Mineral Finds at the Millington Quarry in Rocks and Minerals v.73 #5.
Overall size: 8x7x6.5 cm.
Size of individual crystals: micro to 12 mm
Price: $400 net (plus shipping).

Mineral Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Pectolite with Pyrite and Apophyllite on Datolite for sale from Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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