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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 59807
Mineral:Willemite var. Troostite in Calcite with Franklinite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Several brown willemite crystals to 50 mm enclosed in white calcite with minor dark-metallic franklinite. The willemite crystals have rounded terminations with mottled surfaces. The willemite crystals fluoresce green under SW UV illumination. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #531; ex. Franklin Mineral Museum in 1994; ex. Jones collection
Overall Size:15x7x5 cm
Crystals:10-50 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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