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Rhodonite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

 
Rhodonite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Rhodonite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Rhodonite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

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Rhodonite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 39964
Mineral:Rhodonite with Franklinite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Large red-pink rhodonite crystals up to 9 cm long that were painstaking exposed by chipping away calcite matrix with dark metallic franklinite crystals up to 10 mm across in the crevice between crystals. John Cianciulli appraised the value at $15,000. Ex. Tom Kurras; originalli acquired in 1940 from Kurt Schikowski
Overall Size:13x11x10 cm
Crystals:4-90 mm
Status: For reference only
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