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Rhodonite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

 
Rhodonite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Rhodonite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Rhodonite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

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Rhodonite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 59804
Mineral:Rhodonite with Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite
Locality:Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Distinct translucent gray-red rhodonite crystals to 30 mm with gray calcite, dark-metallic franklinite with minor willemite. The calcite was dissolved to expose the rhodonite. The calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green under SW UV. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #529; ex. Franklin Mineral Museum in 1994; ex. Jones collection
Overall Size:9x9x9 cm
Crystals:4-30 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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