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Larsenite with Calcite, Zincite, Willemite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Larsenite and Zincite)

 
Larsenite with Calcite, Zincite, Willemite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Larsenite and Zincite)

Larsenite with Calcite, Zincite, Willemite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Larsenite and Zincite)

Larsenite with Calcite, Zincite, Willemite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Larsenite and Zincite)

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 44768
Mineral:Larsenite with Calcite, Zincite, Willemite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Larsenite and Zincite)
Description:Acicular translucent pale-brown larsenite crystals up to 4 mm long coating one face of dark metallic franklinite with patches of red zincite and colorless willemite that fluoresce bright green under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #654
Overall Size:4x3x1.5 cm
Crystals:1-4 mm
Status: For reference only
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