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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 76868
Mineral:Franklinite, Willemite, Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Heavy cluster many gray-black metallic franklinite crystals in translucent white calcite with one face of brown willemite, coated with white unknown (hemimorphite?). Under UV illumination the calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green. Collected ca. 1994
Overall Size:12x9x7 cm
Crystals:4-8 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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