Cabinet, 12.1 x 6.8 x 4.4 cm
Chimney Rock Quarry, Bridgewater, near Bound Brook, New Jersey, USA
Ex. Charlie Key
Chalcocite from the trap-rock quarries of NJ ?! This is a significant large specimen from a small find of the mid-1990s, which was quickly dispersed among NJ enthusiasts (of which Charlie was one!). It is the richest of the few I have seen, with crystallization over nearly all the surface. The crystals are flat, but sharp, and mostly complete. This is a very important and fine New Jersey specimen, and a rarely crystallized copper species for the state.
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