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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zincite and Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 18946
Mineral:Zincite and Franklinite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)
Description:Heavy specimen of red zincite and dark metallic franklinite in white calcite matrix. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. An opportunity two get two minerals from their type-locality. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 6294 (ca. 1880).
Overall Size:8x6x5 cm
Crystals:3-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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