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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 53547
Mineral:Franklinite with Calcite and Willemite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Octahedral dark-gray metallic franklinite crystals to 14 mm in translucent white calcite with minor brown willemite. Under UV illumination the calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green. The calcite was etched to expose the franklinite. Collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:9x6x5 cm
Crystals:2-14 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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