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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 59467
Mineral:Franklinite with Calcite and Zincite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)
Description:Unusually large octahedral dark gray-metallic franklinite crystal with minor colorless calcite and red-brown zincite included in the bottom. The franklinite crystal has swirling crystallization patterns on the faces and it is incomplete on the bottom. Ex. Steven Phillips collection
Overall Size:4x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:29 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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