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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 63545
Mineral:Friedelite on Franklinite and Willemite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Rare crystals of tan-colored friedelite crystal coating one face of willemite-franklinite matrix. The friedelite crystals are sharp, well-formed, with lustrous crystal faces. The willemite fluoresces green under SW UV illumination. Ex. Mort Metersky collection
Overall Size:4x2x1.5 cm
Crystals:0.1-0.4 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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