6.1" Saturated Red-Orange STILBITE Crystals on Basalt Moore's Corner NJ for sale

$175.00
Product Code: EB0815STILNJ4
Availability: In Stock
 
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Location Moore's Station Quarry, Marshall's Corner, Hopewell Township, Mercer Co., New Jersey, USA
Size 6.1" x 4.2" x 1.6"
Suggested Stand Medium 2.5" Peg Stand

Here we have a large cabinet specimen of bright red-orange stilbite.  Most stilbite is very pale orange, or lighter shades, grading to white. This orange is world class color for stilbite, with excellent color intensity.  The clusters of crystals are up to .4", and they nearly cover a flat basalt matrix plate.  The crystals are translucent.  mostly Individual crystals 6 mm. Moore's Station was a small late 19th century quarry that produced few specimens, but was recently re-discovered by Jay Baskin in 2015.