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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 63579
Mineral:Franklinite with Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Compact mass of many octahedral black franklinite crystals with minor white calcite that fluoresces orange under SW UV illumination. The franklinite crystals were exposed by dissolving the surrounding calcite. Ex. Mort Metersky collection; acquired in 1991 at the mine
Overall Size:4.5x3.5x3.5 cm
Crystals:3-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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