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Manganosite, Zincite, Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

 
Manganosite, Zincite, Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

Manganosite, Zincite, Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

Manganosite, Zincite, Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

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Manganosite, Zincite, Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44760
Mineral:Manganosite, Zincite, Franklinite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)
Description:Dark red-metallic zincite in masses to 40 mm across with greenish-black manganosite partial crystals to 10 mm across with dark-metallic franklinite (or magnetite). Fluorescent willemite and calcite is mixed in throughout. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #607
Overall Size:8x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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