Fluorescent NJ 10 Calcite and Tephroite with Willemite Exsolution and minor Franklinite
Classic Calcite and Tephroite with Willemite Exsolution and minor Franklinite from the Sterling Hill Mine
This is a very nice specimen of Classic orange Calcite which has non fluorescent tephroite coated with green Willemite. The tephroite is brown, and includes striking patterns of willemite exsolution lamellae. There is some very minor Franklinite in this piece. This is a simple but very elegant specimen of some of New Jersey’s finest Fluorescents.
Photos taken with a Nikon CoolPix L-1 under a Way Too Cool 254 nm SW 9-Watt Lamp in a blackout display box Own a Classic!
Specimen weighs 9.9 oz or 0.62 lbs (281g)
and measures 3.9 x 2.6 x 1.6 inches (10 x 6.7 x 4.1cm)
|Dimensions||3.9 × 2.6 × 1.6 in|