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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 52622
Mineral:Willemite, Calcite, Franklinite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Very large crystallized mass of white calcite, brown willemite and dark-metallic franklinite. 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:33x13x5.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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