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Mineral Specimen No. 71894:
Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen of Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey is available for sale from John Betts - Fine Minerals, mineral dealer located in New York City, New York.Follow on Facebook

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Detailed information on mineral specimen No. 71894:

Minerals Species: Fluorite in Calcite.
Location of mineral deposit: Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey.
Description: Transparent purple fluorite in banded layers running through calcite from a one-time find by Rutgers University. The fluorite and calcite fluoresce under cream and red under UV illumination. The calcite was partially dissolved to expose the fluorite. Ex. Joe Cilen (1916-1997) #20590, collected ca. 1990.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 11x9x6 cm.
Price: $75 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Fluorite in Calcite from Rocky Hill Quarry, Franklin Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

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