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Franklinite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

 
Franklinite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Franklinite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Franklinite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Franklinite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 52552
Mineral:Franklinite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Unusually large crystal of dark metallic franklinite with remnants of calcite and willemite on the bottom that fluoresce under UV illumination. The franklinite crystal is octahedral form with rounded edges and is incomplete on the bottom and rear corner.
Overall Size:40x39x36 mm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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