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       NESOSILICATES - WILLEMITE

 

Willemite, Trotter Mine, Franklin, NJ

  XX501

  WILLEMITE

  Trotter Mine, Franklin, Sussex

  County, NJ, USA

   Straw colored, transparent willemite prisms

   on and embedded in bementite, serpentine.

   An old  find from the 1800's in one of the

   earlier workings at Franklin, the Trotter

   Mine.

 

  Specimen size - approx 8 cm X 5.5 cm X 5 cm

 

 

 Mineral Specimens - Willemite, Franklin, NJ                                                                                                                    

   M0223                           

  WILLEMITE

  Franklin, Sussex County, NJ, USA

 

  Massive, gemmy, green willemite. Bright green

  fluorescence under short wave ultraviolet light.

 

 

 

  Specimen size -  approx.  9.0 cm.  X  7.2 cm.  X  6.7 cm.

 

  Mineral Specimens - Willemite, Franklin, NJ

   M0947

   WILLEMITE

   Franklin, Sussex County, NJ, USA

   A vein of radiating white willemite, partially

   replaced by brown serpentine, in dolomit-

   ized franklinite ore. This willemite is very

   phosphorescent.

 

 

  Specimen size -  approx.  5 cm.  X  5 cm.  X  3.8 cm.

 

 

Mineral Specimens  - Willemite, Zincite, Franklin, NJ

 XX103

 WILLEMITE, ZINCITE

 Franklin, NJ

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Red zincite band in willemite, calcite ore with minor iridescent franklinite. A good example of the unique Franklin ore.

 Specimen size - approx 6 cm.  X  4.5 cm.  X  2.2 cm.

 

Mineral Specimens  - Willemite, Zincite, Franklin, NJ

 

 Under short wave UV (willemite-green).

 UV source: SuperBright 2000SW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens  - Willemite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 XX105

 WILLEMITE

 Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Crystalline secondary green willemite vein.

 Specimen size - approx 2.5 cm.  X  1.5 cm.  X  .9 cm.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens  - Willemite, Franklin, NJ

 M1039

 Willemite

 Franklin, NJ

 Massive yellow and reddish purple ('grape') Willemite.

 Specimen size - approx 8.5 cm.  X  5.7 cm.  X  4.2 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Willemite, Franklin, NJ

 

 Under short wave UV (willemite-green).

 UV source: SuperBright 2000SW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens  - Willemite, Franklin, NJ

 15403

 Willemite

 Franklin, NJ

 Massive yellow and 'grape' willemite.

 Specimen size - approx 9 cm.  X  6.5 cm.  X  5 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Willemite, Franklin, NJ

 

 Under short wave UV (willemite-green).

 UV source: SuperBright 2000SW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens  - Willemite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 M1000

 Willemite

 Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 Crystalline and crystallized pale green willemite, kutnohorite (?) (pale

 pink carbonate with curved faces) vein showing a slightly serpentinized

 slickenslide in typical Sterling Mine franklinite, 'troostite' ore.

 Specimen size - approx 12 cm.  X  7.7 cm.  X  9 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Willemite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 

 Under short wave UV (willemite-green).

 UV source: SuperBright 2000SW

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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