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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 52639
Mineral:Franklinite in Calcite with Willemite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Complete crystal of dark metallic franklinite, measuring 17 mm on each edge, embedded in with calcite with brown willemite. More of the franklinite could be exposed. The calcite fluoresces orange; willemite fluoresces green and phosphoresces. Ex. Robert Hauck collection, co-founder of the Sterling Hill Mining Museum
Overall Size:8.5x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:17 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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