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Spinel in Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Spinel in Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey

Spinel in Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey

Spinel in Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey

Spinel in Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spinel in Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 50759
Mineral:Spinel in Calcite
Locality:Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Greenish black octahedral spinel crystals in gray calcite that fluoresces orange under UV illumination. The calcite was partially etched to expose the spinel crystals. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection #145
Overall Size:8.5x6x4 cm
Crystals:1-11 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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