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Hemimorphite var. Calamine from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Hemimorphite var. Calamine from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hemimorphite var. Calamine from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Hemimorphite var. Calamine from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Hemimorphite var. Calamine from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 46641
Mineral:Hemimorphite var. Calamine
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Very large triangular plate covered on one face with lustrous colorless hemimorphite crystals in curved aggregates to 22 mm long, locally known as maggot-ore. An early generation, under the surface, fluoresces faint green under UV illumination.
Overall Size:21x13x9 cm
Crystals:1-5 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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