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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 30366
Mineral:Zincite with Willemite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)
Description:Red zincite in white calcite matrix with tan-colored willemite. Under UV illumination the willemite fluoresces green, the calcite fluoresces orange. The zincite is translucent in areas and has bright color. Ex. George Elling collection
Overall Size:5x3x2 cm
Crystals:25 mm
Status: For reference only
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