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Zincite, Calcite, Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)

 
Zincite, Calcite, Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)

Zincite, Calcite, Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zincite, Calcite, Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 33524
Mineral:Zincite, Calcite, Willemite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)
Description:Elongated finger-like formations of dark blood-red zincite embedded in calcite matrix with minor willemite. The willemite fluoresces green and the calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Ken Hogan
Overall Size:12x7x7 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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