Mineral Specimen #4740 Zincite, Franklinite, Calcite
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey
10.8 x 7.7 x 3 cm
Richly red/orange colored Zincinte black crystals of Franklinite; this is the cotype location for both species. Some minor, massive, white colored Calcite is also present which fluoresces orange under SW UV.
Flaws: Essentially massive material. Although most of the Franklinite crystal are not complete, about 10% are.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From New York, New Jersey and New England | Oxides and Hydroxides | Minerals Priced Between 50 and 99 Dollars