Mineral Specimen #5400 Willemite, Calcite, Franklinite
Franklin, Susseex Co., New Jersey
9.3 x 6.4 x 3.2 cm
Classic fluorescent material from Franklin which under SW UV - vivid green Willemite spots in red/orange Calcite. The Willemite also phosphoresces a little. Under visible light, the Willemite is peachy orange color and the Calcite is white. There are also black colored Franklinite crystals present (type locality for Franklinite).
Flaws: Essentially massive material.
This mineral is also found in the following galleries: Minerals From New York, New Jersey and New England | Nesosilicates | Calcite | Oxides and Hydroxides | Fluorescents | Minerals Priced Between 25 and 49 Dollars