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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 34665
Mineral:Zincite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)
Description:Translucent red zincite lath-like crystals completely covering one face of calcite, franklinite, willemite matrix. This is the best zincite specimen I have had. Ex. Frank Jaeger collection #337
Overall Size:7x3x3 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: For reference only
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