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Chalcocite with Sphalerite in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Chalcocite with Sphalerite in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Chalcocite with Sphalerite in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Chalcocite with Sphalerite in Calcite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 53038
Mineral:Chalcocite with Sphalerite in Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Dark complex veins of sooty dark-gray chalcocite with dark-brown sphalerite running through white calcite that fluoresces orange under UV illumination. The sphalerite is identifiable by the lustrous cleavage faces. Ex. Duane Leavitt collection F-24
Overall Size:9x6x4.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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