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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)

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 18259
Mineral:Franklinite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Old specimen dating to around 1900 when the early digging at Sterling Hill uncovered surface exposures of franklinite. The natural weathering dissolved away the softer calcite leaving the franklinite in high relief. A classic.
Overall Size:7x6x4 cm
Crystals:3-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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