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Diopside var. Schefferite with Calcite, Willemite, Franklinite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

 
Diopside var. Schefferite with Calcite, Willemite, Franklinite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Diopside var. Schefferite with Calcite, Willemite, Franklinite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Diopside var. Schefferite with Calcite, Willemite, Franklinite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 56635
Mineral:Diopside var. Schefferite with Calcite, Willemite, Franklinite
Locality:Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Yellow-brown diopside with colorless calcite and brown willemite with minor black franklinite. Under SW UV illumination the willemite fluoresces bright green and the calcite fluoresces bright orange.
Overall Size:6x4x1.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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