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

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

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

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Rhodonite with Calcite and Franklinite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 59811
Mineral:Rhodonite with Calcite and Franklinite
Locality:Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Large platy pink-gray rhodonite crystals with white calcite between the rhodonite crystals and dark-metallic Franklinite on the rear. More rhodonite can be exposed by removing the calcite. The calcite fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #547; ex. Franklin Mineral Museum in 1994
Overall Size:9x7x5 cm
Crystals:10-40 mm
Status: For reference only
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