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Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Augite var. Jeffersonite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 27976
Mineral:Augite var. Jeffersonite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Ore specimen of Franklin zinc ore with one face that was part of a vein lined with black crystals of augite, variety Jeffersonite. The augite was exposed when acidic groundwater dissolved naturally the calcite vein filling. Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:8x7x5 cm
Crystals:1-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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