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Franklinite unusually large crystals in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

 
Franklinite unusually large crystals in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Franklinite unusually large crystals in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Franklinite unusually large crystals in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Franklinite unusually large crystals in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Photo below under shortwave ultraviolet illumination:
Franklinite unusually large crystals in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

Photo below under longwave ultraviolet illumination:
Franklinite unusually large crystals in Calcite from Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)

DESCRIPTION:No. 81078
Mineral:Franklinite unusually large crystals in Calcite
Locality:Franklin District, Sussex County, New Jersey (Type Locality for Franklinite)
Description:Very large (for the species) lustrous black octahedral franklinite crystals in white calcite. The largest franklinite crystal is 55 mm across!, and it is incomplete on one edge, so it was even larger originally. The calcite can be removed to expose more. The calcite fluoresces orange under UV. Ex. Miller #M3685
Overall Size:13x9x8 cm
Crystals:4-55 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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