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Willemite and Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Willemite and Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Willemite and Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite and Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite and Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52619
Mineral:Willemite and Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Large crystallized mass of brown calcite with many cross-cutting veins of brown willemite. The calcite fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination, the willemite fluoresces green, and phosphoresces when illumination is extinguished. Ex. Robert Hauck collection, co-founder of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum
Overall Size:18x12x4 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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