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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 56638
Mineral:Calcite with Willemite and Franklinite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Crystallized mass of translucent gray calcite with small grains of black franklinite and brown willemite exposed throughout. Under SW UV illumination the calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green.
Overall Size:8.5x5x4.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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