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    Quartz Cast after Anhydrite & Calcite
    Prospect Park, Paterson, Passaic Co., New Jersey, USA

    "A fan of slender quartz casts after anhydrite with a calcite crystal at their apex. Rus deRoo game [sic] me this specimen for giving a lecture to a gem and mineral society in New Jersey"
    - Rock H. Currier

    Probably not the equal of the Hope Diamond in value, this cute little number is a welcome respite from the endless parade of Prehnites from the trap-rock quarries around Paterson, New Jersey. Shows well from two different orientations and you can't say that about most specimens unless you're a student in Geology 101. So it's either a fan, or, a ballerina, or ???
    Overall Measurements: 2.4 x 2.0 x 0.8 inches (6.0 x 5.0 x 2.0 cm)
    Offered at no reserve

    Provenance: Gift from Rus deRoo [RHC #1557, acquired 1971]
    MinID 38C-N01

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]

    Estimate: $500 - $700.

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    Auction Dates
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