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Mineral Specimen No. 80507:
Sphalerite, and Willemite in Franklinite for sale from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen Sphalerite, and Willemite in Franklinite from Franklin District, 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. 80507:

Mineral Species: Sphalerite, and Willemite in Franklinite.
Location of origin: Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey. (Type Locality for Franklinite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Mass of transparent brown sphalerite and gray willemite in black franklinite. Under SW UV the sphalerite fluoresces yellow, willemite fluoresces green. Sphalerite, a zinc sulfide, is not common at Sterling Mine, which was zinc oxides and silicates. Ex. Miller #M3413.
Overall size: 4x4x3 cm.
Price: $28 (plus shipping).

Mineral Sphalerite, and Willemite in Franklinite for sale from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite, and Willemite in Franklinite for sale from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite, and Willemite in Franklinite for sale from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Detail view of mineral Sphalerite, and Willemite in Franklinite for sale from Franklin District, 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
Fluorescent illuminated mineral Sphalerite, and Willemite in Franklinite for sale from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

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