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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73236
Mineral:Franklinite in Calcite with minor Willemite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Lustrous gray-metallic franklinite crystals in contrasting translucent pale-yellow calcite that fluoresces bright orange and a vein of willemite that fluoresces green under SW UV. The franklinite crystals are octahedral form with dodecahedral edge faces. From my personal collection #331; collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:4x3x2 cm
Crystals:3-12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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