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Rhodonite in Calcite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Rhodonite in Calcite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Rhodonite in Calcite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Rhodonite in Calcite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Rhodonite in Calcite with Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 43777
Mineral:Rhodonite in Calcite with Franklinite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Well defined prismatic pink rhodonite crystals in white calcite with dark metallic franklinite. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #344 (no label)
Overall Size:6.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:7-22 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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