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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 53044
Mineral:Franklinite, Zincite, Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)
Description:Large octahedral dark-metallic franklinite crystals to 32 mm in white calcite with dark red-brown zincite. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. The largest franklinite crystal has minor wear along one edge and corner. Ex. Earle Sullivan collection #67013an; originally acquired from Stan Hoskins in 1986
Overall Size:12x8.5x6 cm
Crystals:3-32 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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