Specimen #279

Name: Natrolite

Type: Mineral

Locality: Millington Quarry, Bernards Township, Somerset Co., New Jersey, USA

Favorite? N

Fluorescent? N

Size: 6.5 X 4.0 X 3.5 cm.


Acquired: 2006-09-05

Source: John Betts

Label: N

Comment: Hemispherical spray of acicular white natrolite crystals on greenish basalt. Under magnification small scalenohedral calcite crystals are visible scattered throughout the matrix. Size of individual crystals: 1-5 mm. Collected in October, 2001.

Minerals: Calcite (CaCO3) Natrolite (Na2[Al2Si3O10] 2(H2O))

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