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

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

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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zincite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44766
Mineral:Zincite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)
Description:Well crystallized mass of translucent dark-red zincite on colorless calcite that fluoresces orange under UV illumination. The surfaces of the zincite show lustrous cleavage faces. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #301
Overall Size:5.5x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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