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Mineral Specimens - Amphibole, Amity, Orange County, NY

 

  M1196

  AMPHIBOLE

  Amity, Orange County, NY, USA

  Green amphibole crystal of textbook form  in

  marble with rotted sulfide. It is not known for

  sure which amphibole this is. We always called

  this material 'pargasite'.  It fluoresces a moder-

 

 ately intense greenish blue under short-wave UV light.

 Specimen size - approx.  5.5 cm.  X  5.0 cm.  X  2.2 cm.

 

Mineral Specimens - Graphite, Hamburg, Sussex County, NJ

 

  M0338

  GRAPHITE

  Hamburg, Sussex County, NJ, USA

  Graphite rosette in scapolite and diopside.

 

 

 

 

 Specimen size -  approx.  9.5 cm.  X  7.0 cm.  X  5.0 cm.

 

Mineral Specimens - Apatite, Hamburg, Sussex County, NJ

  M1005                        

 APATITE

 Hamburg, Sussex County, NJ, USA 

  Green hexagonal apatite prism in marble. This

  apatite fluoresces blue under short-wave UV

  light.

 

 

 

 Specimen size - approx. 6.0 cm.  X   5.0 cm.  X  2.5 cm.

 

Mineral Specimens - Scapolite, Hamburg, Sussex County, NJ

                                                                        

  M1819                        

  SCAPOLITE

  Hamburg, Sussex County, NJ, USA 

  Pale grey scapolite crystals in marble with

  titanite. It is not known which member of the

  scapolite group this is.

 

 

 Specimen size  10.0 cm.  X  7.0 cm.  X  6.5 cm.

 

 Mineral Specimens - Titanite, Hamburg, Sussex County, NJ

 

  M1824                        

  TITANITE

  Hamburg, Sussex County, NJ, USA 

  Brown titanite crystal in marble. The titanite

  was associated with scapolite, diopside, and

  phlogopite near a gneiss/marble contact.

 

 

 Specimen size  7.7 cm.  X  4.0 cm.  X  2.5 cm.

     

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