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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 56274
Mineral:Willemite with Franklinite and Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Prismatic brown willemite crystals to 30 mm embedded in translucent white calcite with black-metallic franklinite crystals to 8 mm. Under UV illumination the willemite fluoresces green and the calcite fluoresces orange. Collected by K. Hennig
Overall Size:9x5.5x4.5 cm
Crystals:2-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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