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Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite, Zincite from Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)

 
Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite, Zincite from Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)

Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite, Zincite from Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)

Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite, Zincite from Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite, Zincite from Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 51662
Mineral:Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite, Zincite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)
Description:Octahedral black franklinite crystals to 15 mm in translucent white calcite with small transparent red zincite crystals to 1 mm and translucent greenish willemite. Under UV illumination the calcite fluoresces orange and willemite fluoresces green. Ex. Peter B. Nalle (1923-2010) collection
Overall Size:8x7x7 cm
Crystals:0.1-15.0 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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