Franklinite, Rhodonite
Small Cabinet, 6.8 x 4.6 x 3.5 cm
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
A showy Sterling Hill Mine combination specimen of blocky, rose-red rhodonite crystals on massive rhodonite matrix and RICHLY COVERED with lustrous, octahedral franklinite crystals. There are many more franklinites on the back of this excellent and classic combo piece. Ex. George Elling Collection.