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Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite, Willemite, Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite)

 
Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite, Willemite, Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite)

Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite, Willemite, Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite)

Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite, Willemite, Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite)

Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite, Willemite, Calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite)

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 53208
Mineral:Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite, Willemite, Calcite
Locality:Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite, Tephroite, Franklinite)
Description:Rich specimen of red zincite exhibiting parallel cleavage parting planes with brown tephroite, white calcite, black-metallic franklinite and veins of willemite. The willemite fluoresces green and calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Ralph Holmes collection; ex. Lawrence H. Conklin (1933-2016)
Overall Size:6x4x3.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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