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Rhodonite, Calcite, Franklinite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

 
Rhodonite, Calcite, Franklinite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Rhodonite, Calcite, Franklinite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Rhodonite, Calcite, Franklinite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Rhodonite, Calcite, Franklinite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 53194
Mineral:Rhodonite, Calcite, Franklinite
Locality:Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Large translucent pink prismatic rhodonite crystals to 38 mm with translucent white calcite that fluoresces orange under UV illumination, plus minor black-metallic franklinite crystals to 3 mm. More rhodonite could be exposed with careful excavation. Ex. Robert Batic
Overall Size:10x9x8 cm
Crystals:1-38 mm
Status: For reference only
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