fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality
fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality
fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality

fluorescent FLUORAPATITE with BUSTAMITE - type locality - Franklin Mine, New Jersey, USA

Orange SW fluorescing Fluorapatite, with pale-pink and darkened Bustamite, yellow Andradite, dark brown Diopside "Schefferite", green SW fluorescing Willemite and minor amounts of red SW fluorescing Calcite.

from Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - Bustamite type locality

the mine was closed in 1954

Measures approximately 2.5 x 2 x 1 inch, 3.91 oz / 63 x 51 x 25 mm, 111g

Item # A0731014

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).

fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality
fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality

Crystal Prospect

fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality
fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality
fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality
fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality
fluorescent FLUORAPATITE, BUSTAMITE, WILLEMITE, ANDRADITE, DIOPSIDE SCHEFFERITE, CALCITE, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA - type locality