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Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

 
Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 18203
Mineral:Willemite and Franklinite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Black metallic franklinite intergrown with green willemite. The willemite fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. Under magnification the willemite is seen to be translucent.
Overall Size:6x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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