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Tephroite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite from Parker Dump, Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Tephroite and Franklinite)

 
Tephroite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite from Parker Dump, Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Tephroite and Franklinite)

Tephroite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite from Parker Dump, Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Tephroite and Franklinite)

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Tephroite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite from Parker Dump, Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Tephroite and Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 59803
Mineral:Tephroite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite
Locality:Parker Dump, Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Tephroite and Franklinite)
Description:Translucent olive-green platy tephroite crystals to 12 mm embedded in dark-metallic franklinite, white calcite with minor willemite. Tephroite does not fluoresce, the calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green under SW UV. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #1097; ex. David M. Shannon (1942-2004)
Overall Size:8x8x8 cm
Crystals:1-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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