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Mineral Specimen No. 80334:
Zincite in Calcite for sale from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Zincite in Calcite from Franklin Mine, 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. 80334:

Mineral Species: Zincite in Calcite.
Location of origin: Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey. (Type Locality for Zincite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Unusually large red-black zincite crystals in translucent white calcite. The zincite crystals exhibit stepped cleavage-parting slightly curved planes. The calcite fluoresces orange under ultraviolet illumination. Ex. C. Oldham Collection #OX-12; originally acquired in 1966.
Overall size: 9x7x5 cm.
Price: $150 (plus shipping).

Mineral Zincite in Calcite for sale from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Zincite in Calcite for sale from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Zincite in Calcite for sale from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Zincite in Calcite for sale from Franklin Mine, 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 Zincite in Calcite for sale from Franklin Mine, 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 Zincite in Calcite for sale from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey

Cabinet-sized Specimen

     


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