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Hancockite and Axinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hancockite)

 
Hancockite and Axinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hancockite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 34422
Mineral:Hancockite and Axinite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hancockite)
Description:Massive yellow axinite with many small cavities up to 2 mm across lined with transparent red hancockite crystals (rare). Manley authored an article about visiting the mines at Franklin in the Mineral Collector in May 1899. Ex. John A. Manley (1861-1936) ca. 1898
Overall Size:5.5x5x4 cm
Crystals:.5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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