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Zincite and Franklinite in Calcite from Trotter Mine Dump, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

 
Zincite and Franklinite in Calcite from Trotter Mine Dump, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zincite and Franklinite in Calcite from Trotter Mine Dump, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 44812
Mineral:Zincite and Franklinite in Calcite
Locality:Trotter Mine Dump, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)
Description:Translucent white calcite with translucent red zincite crystals to 2 mm and several black franklinite partial crystals. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Chas. W. Velte Jr. (1914-1987)
Overall Size:15x11x8 mm
Crystals:1-2 mm
Status: For reference only
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