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Mineral Specimens - Margarosanite, Franklin, NJ

 

   M0023

   MARGAROSANITE

   Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  'Fishscale' margarosanite, fluorescent bright

   blue under short wave UV, on a slip in non-

   fluorescent manganaxinite and andradite.

   

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Margarosanite (SW), Franklin, NJ

 

   Specimen size: approx. 11.2 cm  X  5 cm  X

                          4.4 cm

   SuperBright 2000SW UV source (short wave).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Margarosanite, Mill Site, Franklin, NJ

 

   M0210

   MARGAROSANITE

   NJ Zinc Plant #2 site (Mill Site),

   Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Massive margarosanite, fluorescent bright

   blue under short wave UV, at the contact

   between pink grossular and hyalophane

   feldspar with yellow-brown andradite. 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Margarosanite (SW), Mill Site, Franklin, NJ

 

   Specimen size: approx 11.5 cm X 8 cm X

                          7.5 cm

   SuperBright 2000SW UV source (short wave).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Clinohedrite, Prehnite, Franklin, NJ

 FL380

 PREHNITE, XONOTLITE

 Franklin, Sussex County, NJ, USA

 A view of FL380 showing a vein of fluorescent

 prehnite and xonotlite on hancockite. Note that

 the prehnite has a botryoidal relief common to

 prehnite from other localities but unusual at

 Franklin. A vein of clinohedrite occurs on the

 reverse side of this piece.

 

Mineral Specimens - Clinohedrite, Prehnite, Franklin, NJ

 

 Specimen size - approx 13 cm X 8 cm X 5.5 cm

 SuperBright 2000SW UV source (short wave).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Margarosanite, Franklin, NJ

 F215

 MARGAROSANITE

 Franklin, Sussex County, NJ, USA

 Pearly margarosanite on a slip on a block of

 unidentified mineral with andradite, hendricksite.

 The unidentified matrix mineral fluoresces a

 moderately strong orange (pectolite or apatite?).

 Native lead also? The margarosanite occurs in

 small slips and veins throughout this piece.

 

Mineral Specimens - Margarosanite, Franklin, NJ

 

 Specimen size - approx 11.5 cm X 10 cm X 

                          6.2 cm

 SuperBright 2000SW UV source (short wave).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Pectolite, Prehnite, Margarosanite, Franklin, NJ

 FL844

 PECTOLITE, PREHNITE,

 MARGAROSANITE

 Franklin, Sussex County, NJ, USA

 Sugary textured mix of pectolite, prehnite, and

 margarosanite in andradite and hendricksite. A

 classic Franklin fluorescent.

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Pectolite, Prehnite, Margarosanite, Franklin, NJ

 

  Specimen size - approx 10 cm X 6.7 cm X 

                           6.2 cm

  SuperBright 2000SW UV source (short wave).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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