Crystal Prospect

fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality

ESPERITE, WILLEMITE and FRANKLINITE - Franklin Mine, New Jersey, USA

Lemon-yellow SW and pale-yellow LW fluorescing Esperite, with green fluorescent SW and LW Willemite, black Franklinite, and a few spots of dull orange SW fluorescing Clinohedrite.

Esperite is a rare mineral, reported only from 2 localities worldwide

from Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - Esperite, Franklinite and Clinohedrite type locality

Measures approximately 2 x 1.5 x 1 inch, 3.49 oz / 51 x 38 x 25 mm, 99g

Item # A0490115
personal collection

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).

fluorescent ESPERITE, WILLEMITE, CLINOHEDRITE, FRANKLINITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality