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Zincite, Fluorite, Hetaerolite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Hetaerolite)

 
Zincite, Fluorite, Hetaerolite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Hetaerolite)

Zincite, Fluorite, Hetaerolite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Hetaerolite)

Zincite, Fluorite, Hetaerolite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Hetaerolite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 58836
Mineral:Zincite, Fluorite, Hetaerolite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Hetaerolite)
Description:Vein of red-orange zincite that bordered a cavity and has edges coated with lustrous black hetaerolite microcrystals and transparent colorless fluorite crystals to 1 mm. The hetaerolite microcrystals are on three edges of the zincite. Ex. B. Gaber collection #607; ex. Paul Pohwat collection #767 (Mineral Collection Manager at Smithsonian)
Overall Size:5.5x2x0.5 cm
Crystals:micro to 1 mm
Status: For reference only
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