MOOREITE and fluorescent WILLEMITE - Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, New Jersey, USA
Lustrous plates of Mooreite, green SW fluorescing Willemite, and black Franklinite-Magnetite.
Mooreite is a rare mineral, found at only 2 localities worldwide
ex Neil Wintringham (1922-2009), ex Franklin Mineral Museum
from Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - Mooreite type locality
this specimen featured on mindat.org, minID: C5U-11T
Measures approximately 4 x 3.5 x 2 inch, 2 lbs 8.84 oz / 102 x 89 x 51 mm, 1158g
Price: 500.00 USD
Item # A0650115
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).