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Willemite (secondary) from New Jersey Zinc Co., Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania

 
Willemite (secondary) from New Jersey Zinc Co., Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite (secondary) from New Jersey Zinc Co., Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania

DESCRIPTION:No. 20716
Mineral:Willemite (secondary)
Locality:New Jersey Zinc Co., Palmerton, Carbon County, Pennsylvania
Description:Fine crystals of yellow-green willemite that formed inside the chimney of the zinc smelter. This is an old specimen circa 1940 and is a good specimen for collectors of man-made minerals. Fluoresces green under UV illumination. Ex. Robert C. Linck (1905-1970)
Overall Size:8x5x2 cm
Crystals:2-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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