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Franklinite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

 
Franklinite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

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Franklinite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 18252
Mineral:Franklinite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Large (5 cm on edge!!!) octahedral crystal of dark metallic franklinite with minor willemite and calcite. As is typical with large crystals, only the front of the crystal is complete, the rear is massive franklinite.
Overall Size:7x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:5 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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