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Gahnite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

 
Gahnite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Gahnite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Gahnite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey

DESCRIPTION:No. 63347
Mineral:Gahnite
Locality:Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey
Description:Large black gahnite crystal with remnants of white calcite that fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination. The gahnite crystal is octahedral form with flat, lustrous faces that are pitted because it crystallized simultaneously with the calcite. Ex. Mort Metersky collection #Zn-36, director of International Calcite Collectors Association; ex. Fred Muth collection in 1973
Overall Size:4x3x2.5 cm
Crystals:40 mm
Status: For reference only
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