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Mineral Specimen No. 73237:
Franklinite and Zincite in Calcite with Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey.

This mineral specimen of Franklinite and Zincite in Calcite with Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex 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. 73237:

Minerals Species: Franklinite and Zincite in Calcite with Willemite.
Location of mineral deposit: Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey. (Type Locality for Franklinite and Zincite) Click here to see other minerals from Type localities.
Description: Lustrous gray-metallic franklinite crystals to 10 mm with translucent red zincite and beige willemite in pale-yellow calcite. Under SW UV illumination the calcite fluoresces bright orange and the willemite fluoresces bright green. From my personal collection; collected ca. 1990.
Overall size of mineral specimen: 4x3.5x3 cm.
Size of individual crystals: 2-10 mm
Price: $28 (plus shipping).

Mineral Specimens: Franklinite and Zincite in Calcite with Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Franklinite and Zincite in Calcite with Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Franklinite and Zincite in Calcite with Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Mineral Specimens: Franklinite and Zincite in Calcite with Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

Photographs Above: daylight illumination. Photographs Below: UV illumination with SuperBright SW lamp. Click here to see more fluorescent minerals
Mineral Specimens: Franklinite and Zincite in Calcite with Willemite from Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey

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