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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zincite with Franklinite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 18206
Mineral:Zincite with Franklinite, Calcite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)
Description:Rich specimen of red zincite in white calcite with minor dark, metallic franklinite. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. The zincite has large cleavage plates 2 mm thick. Good specimen dating to 1880.
Overall Size:6x4x4 cm
Crystals:5-20 mm
Status: For reference only
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