Crystal Prospect

fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey
fluorescing Willemite, Hardystonite, Calcite, Clinohedrite, black Franklinite, yellow Andradite garnet,Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey

HARDYSTONITE and WILLEMITE in ANDRADITE - Franklin Mine, New Jersey, USA

Green SW fluorescing Willemite, blue SW fluorescent Hardystonite, red SW fluorescing Calcite, a patch of subdued orange SW fluorescing Clinohedrite on one side, and one small black Franklinite in massive yellow Andradite garnet.

The Willemite and Calcite are shortly phosphorescent - move lamp away quickly to observe.

Hardystonite is found at only a handful of localities worldwide, only two of which are "natural" (of non-anthropogenic origin)

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

the mine is closed since 1954

Measures approximately 2.5 x 2.25 x 2 inch, 1 lb 0.36 oz / 63 x 57 x 51 mm, 464g


Item # A0691014

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).