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Willemite and Franklinite in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

 
Willemite and Franklinite in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Willemite and Franklinite in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Willemite and Franklinite in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 54133
Mineral:Willemite and Franklinite in Calcite
Locality:Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Several translucent gray-brown willemite crystals to 16 mm and dark-metallic franklinite crystals to 4 mm embedded in white calcite. Under SW UV illumination the willemite fluoresces green and the calcite fluoresces orange.
Overall Size:8x4.5x3 cm
Crystals:1-16 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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