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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)

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

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Franklinite with Calcite and Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 59813
Mineral:Franklinite with Calcite and Willemite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Many octahedral dark gray-metallic franklinite crystals to 15 mm with tan-colored willemite crystals to 3 mm in white calcite that was dissolved to expose the franklinite. The calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green under SW UV. Ex Jeff Weissman collection #431; collected in 1993
Overall Size:7x6x6 cm
Crystals:3-15 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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