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

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

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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zincite in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 52634
Mineral:Zincite in Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite)
Description:Crystallized vein of red zincite running through white calcite that fluoresces orange under UV illumination. An aesthetic specimen and very rich. Ex. Robert Hauck collection, co-founder of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum
Overall Size:10x10x1.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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