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Zincite

Steven Phillips collection
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Description
Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.9 × 0.8 × 1.1 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with a fracture hosting numerous rough, primary zincite crystals with the classic hemimorphic form famous for the species. Associated with secondary calcite or rhodochrosite rhombic crystals. A very nice sample of primary zincite crystals from the Steve Phillips collection of Franklin District micromounts and rarities. 

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What's on the rock

Zincite

Formula: 
(Zn,Mn2+,Fe2+)O
Strunz: 
4.AB.20
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

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