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Zincite with Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

 
Zincite with Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

Zincite with Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

Zincite with Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

Zincite with Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

Zincite with Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

Zincite with Willemite and Franklinite from Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 61268
Mineral:Zincite with Willemite and Franklinite
Locality:Franklin Mine, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Zincite and Franklinite)
Description:Large crystallized mass of red-black zincite with brown willemite and black franklinite on the ends. The zincite shows broad cleavage faces and the color is very dark. The willemite fluoresces green under SW UV illumination. Ex. Gary Grenier (1950-2004) #GG243
Overall Size:15x9x5 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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