Crystal Prospect

fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE and CALCITE with SUSSEXITE - Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg,

New Jersey, USA

Orange-pink-violet LW / orange SW Sphalerite, green SW fluorescent Willemite (some phosphoresces), a few small spots of bright blue SW fluorescing Hydrozincite, and minor black Franklinite in Calcite.

Part of the Calcite fluoresces in shades of red, with more dolomitic nonfluorescent areas that look dark violet.

There are 2 small slickensides (slip surfaces), one has white fibrous Sussexite on it.

from Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA

Measures approximately 6 x 3.5 x 3.5 inch, 3 lbs 5.40 oz / 152 x 89 x 89 mm, 1512g

Price: 350.00 USD

Item # A0530414


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 SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescent SPHALERITE, WILLEMITE, CALCITE, SUSSEXITE, Franklinite, hydrozincite,Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey