Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite
Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Small Cabinet, 6.6 x 6.6 x 6.5 cm
A sharp, 2.3 cm franklinite crystal is set on blocky, pastel-pink calcite accented with smaller franklinites and brown willemite. The textbook, octahedral crystal is moderately lustrous. The calcite fluoresces orange-red and the willemite green. Classic highly representative and fine material from the famous mines of the Franklin District of New Jersey.