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

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

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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Zincite in Calcite with Franklinite and Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 59800
Mineral:Zincite in Calcite with Franklinite and Willemite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)
Description:Large arc-shaped formation of dark-red zincite in translucent white calcite with dark-metallic franklinite with brown willemite with large certificate acknowledging donation. The calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green under SW UV. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #368; ex. Sterling Hill Mining Company in 1991
Overall Size:11x9x8 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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