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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 18934
Mineral:Sussexite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Sussexite)
Description:Area about 4x4 cm of lath-like, pinkish-gray sussexite on the side of typical Franklin ore (calcite, willemite, zincite) probably from a fault zone or shear zone. Old specimen. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 7986 (ca. 1880).
Overall Size:12x5x4 cm
Crystals:1 cm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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