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Mineral Specimens - Mooreite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

   M0267

   MOOREITE

   Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg,

   Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  White, wedge-shaped, tabular  mooreite

   crystals in a cavity in pink calcite with

   minor franklinite. Mooreite is known from

   only Sterling Hill.                                  

  

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 6.2 cm  X  5.6 cm  X  2.5 cm

 

  Mineral Specimens - Mooreite, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, NJ

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Barite, Franklin, NJ

   M0359

   BARITE

   Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  A vein of barite in calcite with minor andra-

   dite. This material was collected by miner

   Mike Massey in the 1940's in an exploratory

   drift 15 feet into the hanging wall on the 450

   foot level in the Franklin Mine. UV photo only.

   (barite - blue-white, calcite - red)

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 15 cm  X  10 cm  X  6.3 cm

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Barite, Franklin, NJ

  M0327

  BARITE,

  Franklin, Sussex County, NJ, USA

   Massive bluish barite (fluorescent cream) with pale salmon

   calcite and minor andradite. Good Franklin barite.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Barite, Franklin, NJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Specimen size - approx 7.7 cm.  X  5.8 cm.  X  3.5 cm.

 

 

       BORATES

 

Mineral Specimens - Sussexite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

  M0828

 SUSSEXITE

 Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ, USA

 White fibrous Sussexite grading to the more familiar pinkish 'cherty' variety.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Specimen size - approx. 8.8 cm.  X 4.2 cm.  X  3.3 cm. Small cabinet specimen.

 

 

       Sorry, the mineral specimens on this page are not for sale.

 

 

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