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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 18323
Mineral:Franklinite in Zincite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)
Description:Two specimens of zinc ore containing red zincite and dark metallic franklinite. The best specimen has crystals visible up to 6 mm on edge. Good, old time classic dating from the early days of commercial production at this historic locale. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 6447, donated by Walter M. and Alfred B. Jones (1843-?).
Overall Size:5-6 cm
Crystals:2-6 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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