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      NESOSILICATES - GARNET GROUP

 

Mineral Specimens - Andradite, Franklin, NJ

 

  M0265

  ANDRADITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Groups of brown andradite dodecahedra  

   covering the front and back of this large

   specimen representing two surfaces of a

   garnet vein or horizon contact with the marble.

 

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 12.5 cm  X  8.8 cm  X  6.3 cm

 

    OTHER  NESOSILICATES

 

Mineral Specimens - Glaucochroite, Franklin, NJ

 

  M0393

  GLAUCOCHROITE,

  WILLEMITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Massive lavender glaucochroite with green

   willemite and franklinite.

 

   

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 10.6 cm  X  9.4 cm  X  7.5 cm

 

Mineral Specimens - Hodgkinsonite, Franklin, NJ

 

  M0875

  HODGKINSONITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Large, solitary, almost gemmy, violet

   hodgkinsonite crystal in calcite vein on

   franklinite.

 

   

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 3.8 cm  X  3.2 cm  X  1.9 cm

 

   Clinohedrite, Barite, Charlesite, Franklin, nj

  M0252

  CLINOHEDRITE, BARITE,

  CHARLESITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Amethystine clinohedrite crystals on brecciated

  hancockite with charlesite and barite crystals.

  White charlesite is replacing some of the barite.

  Minor native copper is present.

 

    Specimen size: approx. 6.3 cm  X  4.4 cm  X  3.8 cm

 

  Clinohedrite under SW UV, Franklin, NJ   

    M0252

    Clinohedrite under shortwave ultraviolet.

    Light source: SuperBright 2000SW

                        (UV Systems)

 

 

 

 

 

   Specimen size: approx. 6.3 cm  X  4.4 cm  X  3.8 cm

 

 

Mineral Specimens  - Clinohedrite, Willemite, NJ

 M0961

 CLINOHEDRITE, WILLEMITE

 Franklin, NJ

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Lavender clinohedrite microcrystals in etched green willemite in willemite, franklinite ore.

 Ex Andy Massey, Mike Petro. Specimen size - approx 6.1 cm.  X  5.3 cm.  X  3.5 cm.

 

 

Esperite, Franklin, NJ

  ES001

  ESPERITE, BARITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Esperite mixed with minor hardystonite included

  in clear barite resulting in an unusual subdued

  fuzzy fluorescence. With red zincite, franklinite, 

  and fluorescent green willemite.

 

 

 

    Specimen size: approx. 9.4 cm  X  6.3 cm  X  4.4 cm

 

Esperite, Franklin, NJ

  ES001

  Esperite, willemite, calcite under short-wave

  ultraviolet light

  Light source: SuperBright 2000SW

                      (UV Systems)

 

 

 

 

 

    Specimen size: approx. 9.4 cm  X  6.3 cm  X  4.4 cm

 

Esperite,Willemite, Calcite, Franklin, NJ

  ES001

  Esperite, willemite, calcite under short-wave

  ultraviolet light

  Light source: SuperBright 2000SW

                      (UV Systems)

 

 

 

 

    Specimen size: approx. 9.4 cm  X  6.3 cm  X  4.4 cm

 

Esperite, Willemite, Calcite, Franklin, NJ

 

  ES001

  Esperite, willemite, calcite under short-wave

  ultraviolet light

  Light source: SuperBright 2000SW

                      (UV Systems)

 

 

 

    Specimen size: approx. 9.4 cm  X  6.3 cm  X  4.4 cm

 

Esperite, Franklin, NJ

 

    ES001

    Same view as above under white light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

      Specimen size: approx. 9.4 cm  X  6.3 cm  X  4.4 cm

 

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

 

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