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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 43686
Mineral:Mcgovernite, Willemite, Franklinite, Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Mcgovernite and Franklinite)
Description:Rich specimen of bronze-colored mica-like mcgovernite crystals up to 3 mm with white calcite, flesh-colored willemite, and dark metallic franklinite crystals. Under UV illumination the calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green. Ex. Don Belsher
Overall Size:25x21x16 mm
Crystals:1-3 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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