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Sussexite, Franklinite, Zincite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Sussexite and Zincite)

 
Sussexite, Franklinite, Zincite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Sussexite and Zincite)

Sussexite, Franklinite, Zincite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Sussexite and Zincite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Sussexite, Franklinite, Zincite, Calcite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Sussexite and Zincite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 69779
Mineral:Sussexite, Franklinite, Zincite, Calcite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Sussexite and Zincite)
Description:Crystallized mass of zinc ore with large area of translucent lavender-colored sussexite with black-metallic franklinite, orange zincite and white calcite. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV illumination. Ex. Bruce Gaber collection #1113
Overall Size:6.5x2.5x2.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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