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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite in Calcite with Franklinite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 37864
Mineral:Willemite in Calcite with Franklinite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Brick-red willemite embedded in colorless calcite with dark metallic franklinite. One face was sawn flat and polished to show the internal growth. Under UV illumination the willemite fluoresces bright green and the calcite fluoresces orange. A classic. Ex. John Albanese (1898-1969), ex. John Albanese, Jr.
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x2 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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