fluorescent SPHALERITE and WILLEMITE - Taylor Road, Franklin, New Jersey, USA

Orange LW SW fluorescing adamantine Sphalerite “Cleiophane” with green SW fluorescing Willemite, a trace of blue SW fluorescent Hydrozincite, and black Magnetite crystals, in Calcite.

the Sphalerite is short lived phosphorescent. A few small spots of red SW fluorescence on Calcite.

from Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA

Measures approximately 2.75 x 2 x 2 inch, 14.49 oz / 70 x 51 x 51 mm, 411g

Item # A1551213

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 SPHALERITE Cleiophane, WILLEMITE, MAGNETITE, HYDROZINCITE, CALCITE,Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent SPHALERITE Cleiophane, WILLEMITE, MAGNETITE, HYDROZINCITE, CALCITE,Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent SPHALERITE Cleiophane, WILLEMITE, MAGNETITE, HYDROZINCITE, CALCITE,Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent SPHALERITE Cleiophane, WILLEMITE, MAGNETITE, HYDROZINCITE, CALCITE,Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent SPHALERITE Cleiophane, WILLEMITE, MAGNETITE, HYDROZINCITE, CALCITE,Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent SPHALERITE Cleiophane, WILLEMITE, MAGNETITE, HYDROZINCITE, CALCITE,Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent SPHALERITE Cleiophane, WILLEMITE, MAGNETITE, HYDROZINCITE, CALCITE,Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent SPHALERITE Cleiophane, WILLEMITE, MAGNETITE, HYDROZINCITE, CALCITE,Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
fluorescent SPHALERITE Cleiophane, WILLEMITE, MAGNETITE, HYDROZINCITE, CALCITE,Taylor Road site, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA

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