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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 59812
Mineral:Franklinite with Calcite and Willemite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Unusually large crystals of dark gray-metallic franklinite with minor white calcite between the franklinite crystals plus minor willemite. The franklinite crystals are octahedral form with dodecahedral edge faces. The willemite crystals fluoresce green. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #94; originally acquired in 1988
Overall Size:15x13x10 cm
Crystals:5-60 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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