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      CARBONATES

 

Mineral Specimens  - Znucalite, Sterling mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

   M0657

  ZNUCALITE

  Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

  Greenish yellow znucalite crust on calcite. From 'footwall

  drift, N. limb, North Orebody on 2350 level Sterling Mine

  circa 1976' (Bostwick). The unusual name of this mineral

  refers to its composition, zinc uranium calcium carbonate

  hydroxide hydrate.

  Specimen size - approx 7.2 cm.  X  5 cm.  X  2 cm.

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Zncalite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 

   Under short wave ultraviolet light

   UV light source: SuperBright 2000SW

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Willemite, Kutnohorite(?), Franklin, NJ

 94218

 WILLEMITE, KUTNOHORITE(?)

 Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, NJ, USA

 Slickenslided willemite veins in what appears to be a

 manganoan dolomite (kutnohorite(?)), judging by the

 pink color and curved cleavage. The willemite is

 phophorescent.

 Specimen size - approx. 13.75 cm   X  10 cm   X  8.75 cm.

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Willemite, Kutnohorite(?), Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 

 Under short wave UV (willemite-green).

 UV source: SuperBright 2000SW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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