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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44757
Mineral:Tephroite and Willemite crystals with Friedelite, Franklinite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Tephroite and Franklinite)
Description:Transparent colorless to pale-green willemite crystals to 4 mm long with transparent violet tephroite crystals to 3 mm long in cavities with transparent brown friedelite microcrystals. The willemite fluoresces bright green under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #466
Overall Size:4.5x4x4 cm
Crystals:micro to 4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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