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Rhodonite Franklinite & Calcite

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Rhodonite Franklinite & Calcite

Fluorescent
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
10.5 × 7 × 2.1 cm
Description

A very nice specimen consisting of dark pink rhodonite, grey black franklinite (Type Locality) and white fluorescent calcite (bright orange under short wave UV light). Some minor willemite is also present (bright green under short wave UV light).

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Rhodonite

Formula: 
MnSiO3
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kaiser Franz Mine (König Wilhelm Mine), Schävenholz (Schebenholz; Schäbenholz), Elbingerode, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Franklinite

Formula: 
Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Strunz: 
4.BB.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Colour: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Calcite

Polymorph of: 
Formula: 
CaCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0
Streak: 
White

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