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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73475
Mineral:Mcgovernite, Franklinite, Willemite, Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Mcgovernite and Franklinite)
Description:Unusually large specimen of foliated micaceous brown mcgovernite crystals, a rare arsenite-silicate mineral, on one face of franklinite, willemite, calcite ore. Under SW UV illumination the willemite fluoresces green and the calcite fluoresces orange.
Overall Size:11x6x5.5
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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