CHABAZITE and CHALCOPYITE on CALCITE - Paterson, New Jersey, USA
Light brown Chabazite-Ca penetration twin crystals, white Calcite, tiny golden Pyrite, single tarnished blocky Chalcopyrite crystal, and silvery Pyrolusite at the Calcite contact zone.
exhibits a weak orange-red LW and SW fluorescence
this specimen used to be mounted, there is a small amount of resin on the "base"
from Upper New Street Quarry (Burger's Quarry), Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
Measures approximately 2 x 2 x 1.25 inch, 4.12 oz / 51 x 51 x 32 mm, 117g
this specimen is featured on mindat, minID: 9H5-GD7
Item # A0310814
To show the fluorescent response the specimen was illuminated using 6 watt 254nm (Short Wave) / 366nm (Long Wave) UVGL-58 lamp (you need a proper UV light source to observe the fluorescence, more powerful lamp = brighter response).