fluorescent CALCITE, WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE - Sterling Hill, New Jersey, USA

Black Franklinite, green SW LW fluorescing Willemite, and red SW / magenta LW fluorescing Calcite.

some of the Willemite phosphoresces

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

Measures approximately 4.5 x 2.75 x 2.5 inch, 2 lbs 6.60 oz / 114 x 70 x 63 mm, 1093g

Item # A1310214

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 CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality

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fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality
fluorescent CALCITE, phosphorescent WILLEMITE with FRANKLINITE, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, type locality