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Hematite, Willemite, Zincite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)

 
Hematite, Willemite, Zincite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 18951
Mineral:Hematite, Willemite, Zincite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)
Description:Dark metallic hematite with colorful iridescent rainbows on exposed surfaces with small masses of blood-red, translucent zincite mixed in throughout. Rare. Scattered blebs of pink willemite fluoresce bright green under UV illumination. Ex. Westtown School (West Chester, Pa.) Collection no. 6452 (ca. 1880).
Overall Size:8x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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