Zincite, Willemite, Franklinite
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Small Cabinet, 6.2 x 4.0 x 3.2 cm
A classic combination piece of beautiful deep red crystalline Zincite (mostly massive) on a matrix of the classic Franklin suite, including highly fluorescent Willemite and franklinite. The zincite crystals are embedded in the mass, and you can see some crystal faces in cleavage sections. Ex. Charlie Key.