Fluorescent NJ 17 Large Cabinet Calcite,Willemite,Franklinite with minor Willemite
Calcite, Franklinite and minor Willemite from the Sterling Hill Mine
“A” Grade Large Cabinet Calcite,Willemite,Franklinite with minor Willemite from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, New Jersey. This unique specimen explodes in color under SW Ultra-Violet light Calcite fluoresces a brilliant orange, Willemite a brilliant green with slight phosphorescence. Franklinite is non-fluorescent black. 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!
This specimen also has a partial core drill section that was made to evaluate the Zinc content available to be removed during the mining operations
Specimen weighs 114 oz or 7.14 lbs (3.237kg) and measures 6.4 x 5.4 x 3 inches (16.2 x 13.6 x 7.8cm)
|Dimensions||6.4 × 5.4 × 3 in|