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Hardystonite with minor Calcite and Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hardystonite and Franklinite)

 
Hardystonite with minor Calcite and Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hardystonite and Franklinite)

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Hardystonite with minor Calcite and Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hardystonite and Franklinite)

Below: fluorescence under ultraviolet illumination
Hardystonite with minor Calcite and Franklinite from Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hardystonite and Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 70408
Mineral:Hardystonite with minor Calcite and Franklinite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Hardystonite and Franklinite)
Description:Gray-white hardystonite with minor black-metallic franklinite and colorless calcite. Under SW UV illumination the hardystonite fluoresces blue-violet and the calcite fluoresces orange. Ex. University of New Hampshire Geological Museum
Overall Size:3.5x3.5x2.2 cm
Crystals:
Status: For reference only
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