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Willemite var. Troostite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Willemite var. Troostite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite var. Troostite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 38942
Mineral:Willemite var. Troostite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Single red-brown willemite (Mn-rich variety troostite) crystals in colorless calcite matrix. The willemite fluoresces bright green under UV illumination, the calcite fluoresces bright orange.
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:20 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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