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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 73924
Mineral:Nelenite, Franklinite, Calcite
Locality:Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Nelenite)
Description:Compact crystallized mass translucent brown nelenite on black franklinite and white calcite. Originally identified as bementite, XRD tests showed significant arsenic content and noted Franklin mineralogist Earl Verbeek suggests it is probably nelenite. Ex. Anthony J. DiDonato; Ex. A. Lincoln Sherk II, MD. (1896-1970)
Overall Size:4x4x2 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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