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

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

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

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite with Franklinite and Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 41470
Mineral:Willemite with Franklinite and Calcite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Prismatic brown willemite crystals up to 23 mm long with dark metallic franklinite embedded in pink calcite matrix. The willemite fluoresces green under UV illumination, the calcite fluoresces orange. No damage to the main willemite crystal. Ex. Steve Chamberlain collection #1750, acquired in 1977 from Wards
Overall Size:7x5.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:2-23 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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