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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73237
Mineral:Franklinite and Zincite in Calcite with Willemite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite)
Description:Lustrous gray-metallic franklinite crystals to 10 mm with translucent red zincite and beige willemite in pale-yellow calcite. Under SW UV illumination the calcite fluoresces bright orange and the willemite fluoresces bright green. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1990
Overall Size:4x3.5x3 cm
Crystals:2-10 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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