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Mineral Specimen No. 78039:
Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite for sale from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Description of Mineral Specimen for sale No. 78039:

Mineral Species: Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite.
Location of origin: Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey. (Type Locality for Franklinite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Small 3 mm black-metallic franklinite crystal in translucent white calcite with minor colorless willemite. Under SW UV illumination the calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green, and less so under LW UV.
Overall size: 30x28x17 mm.
Size of individual crystals: 3 mm
Price: $10 (plus shipping).

Mineral Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite for sale from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite for sale from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite for sale from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite for sale from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photographs Above: daylight illumination.
Photograph Below: UV illumination with 254 nm shortwave (SW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Shortwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite for sale from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photograph Below: UV illumination with 365 nm longwave (LW) ultraviolet illumination. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Longwave ultraviolet illuminated mineral Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite for sale from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey

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