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Hematite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Hematite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hematite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hematite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hematite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Hematite, Sphalerite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 44782
Mineral:Hematite, Sphalerite, Calcite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Dark metallic bladed hematite crystals to 4 mm across with translucent colorless elongated scalenohedral calcite crystals to 6 mm long plus a group of complex translucent yellow-brown sphalerite crystals to 8 mm. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987) collection #484
Overall Size:6x4.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:1-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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