fluorescent WILLEMITE with ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE - type locality - Sterling Hill, New Jersey, USA

Black Franklinite in red Zincite, with bands of green SW LW fluorescing Willemite and some weak red SW fluorescent Calcite.

there’s some scattered yellow fluorescence coming from Zincite (rare) and 3 pinpoints of violet fluorescing Sphalerite (rare association to Zincite)

from Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA – Franklinite and Zincite type locality

Measures approximately 3 x 2 x 0.25 inch, 3.17 oz / 76 x 51 x 6 mm, 90g

Item # A0870115

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 WILLEMITE, ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent WILLEMITE, ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent WILLEMITE, ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent WILLEMITE, ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA

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fluorescent WILLEMITE, ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent WILLEMITE, ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent WILLEMITE, ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent WILLEMITE, ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent WILLEMITE, ZINCITE, FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA