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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 35603
Mineral:Franklinite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Rich specimen of dark metallic franklinite crystals with minor white calcite in between. The calcite was dissolved to expose only the franklinite. The crystals have a rough, pitted texture due to forming simultaneously with the calcite.
Overall Size:7x5x4 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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