Crystal Prospect

fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE with ZINCITE - Franklin, New Jersey, USA

Red SW fluorescent and briefly phosphorescent Calcite (move lamp away quickly to observe), dark red SW fluorescent Dolomite, small black Franklinites, spots of red Zincite, blue-gray SW / white LW fluorescent and phosphorescent Aragonite, and a trace of green SW fluorescent and phosphorescent Willemite.

This combination of fluorescent minerals known as "Crazy Calcite" comes only from Franklin and Sterling Hill.

from Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA

Measures approximately 4 x 3 x 2.5 inch, 1 lb 2.95 oz / 102 x 76 x 63 mm, 537g

Item # A0041218

SOLD

To show the fluorescent response the specimen was illuminated using 6 watt 254nm (Short Wave) / 366nm (Long Wave) UVGL-58 lamp (you need a proper UV light source to observe the fluorescence, more powerful lamp = brighter response).

Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Crazy Calcite - fluorescent DOLOMITE, CALCITE, ARAGONITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE, DIOPSIDE, FRANKLINITE, ZINCITEFranklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA