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Willemite and Zincite (secondary) from Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania

 
Willemite and Zincite (secondary) from Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite and Zincite (secondary) from Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 14130
Mineral:Willemite and Zincite (secondary)
Locality:Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania
Description:Yellow to greenish-brown botryoidal formation of willemite and zincite that formed on the mine dumps of the ZCA plant. Internal chimneys formed fumarole-like vents where these mineral precipitated. Fluoresces green under UV illumination. Ex. Russ Buckingham collection
Overall Size:8x4x3 cm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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