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Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite, Willemite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite)

 
Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite, Willemite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite)

Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite, Willemite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite)

Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite, Willemite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite)

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite, Willemite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 39735
Mineral:Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite, Willemite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Gageite, Zincite, Leucophoenicite, Franklinite)
Description:Franklin ore of dark franklinite with white willemite (the willemite fluoresces bright green under UV illumination) with several small cavities lined with pink gageite microcrystals, orange-brown leucophoenicite and red translucent zincite.
Overall Size:7.5x5x3.5 cm
Crystals:micro
Status: For reference only
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