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Calcite Willemite & Franklinite

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Calcite Willemite & Franklinite

Fluorescent

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Description
Locality: 
Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.2 × 4 × 2.2 cm
Weight: 
65.00gr
Description

Spectacular and very aesthetic specimen of great quality from this world-famous American site, The fluorescence in short wave is very strong as you can see in the photos that are made in twilight, with total darkness the fluorescence is incredible. really an American classic difficult to obtain today in this quality.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Calcite

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

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

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
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