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Willemite With Biotite & Andradite

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Willemite With Biotite & Andradite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
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Description
Locality: 
Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 9.5 × 4.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.30cm
Description

Quite well defined, prismatic, lime green willemite crystals in a matrix consisting of different micas and an andradite vein.
The willemites show very intensive green fluorescence under SW UV.
Unfortunately no old label.
Weight: 341 grams

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Willemite

Formula: 
Zn2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AA.05
Hardness: 
5.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Vieille Montagne (Altenberg; Kelmisberg), Moresnet, Kelmis, Plombières-Vieille Montagne District (Plombières-Altenberg), Verviers, Liège Province, Belgium

Biotite

Group Parent: 
Mica Group

Andradite

Formula: 
Ca3Fe3+2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Drammen, Buskerud, Norway

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