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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DESCRIPTION:No. 77819
Mineral:Franklinite with Willemite, Calcite
Locality:Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Heavy ore specimen of black-metallic franklinite and beige willemite in translucent white calcite. Under SW UV illumination the calcite fluoresces orange and the willemite fluoresces green, and less so under LW UV, and phosphoresces after extinguished.
Overall Size:11.5x6x3.5 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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