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Hendricksite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hendricksite)

 
Hendricksite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hendricksite)

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 18290
Mineral:Hendricksite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hendricksite)
Description:Large, coppery, layered crystals of hendricksite on gray (labeled as andradite var. Caswellite) matrix. The matrix fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. I think the matrix must be willemite given the fluorescence.
Overall Size:8x8x4 cm
Crystals:1-3 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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