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Spessartine Garnet in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Spessartine Garnet in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Spessartine Garnet in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Spessartine Garnet in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Spessartine Garnet in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Spessartine Garnet in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 52638
Mineral:Spessartine Garnet in Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Rare complete crystal of brown spessartine garnet from the Sterling Mine. Dodecahedral brown spessartine crystal 26 mm across is perched on the upper edge of translucent gray calcite (fluoresces orange under UV illumination) with areas of black mica. Ex. Robert Hauck collection, co-founder of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum
Overall Size:9x8x6 cm
Crystals:26 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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