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English: Calcite, Franklinite, Rhodonite
Locality: Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA (Locality at mindat.org)
Size: cabinet, 12.4 x 9.1 x 5.5 cm
Rhodonite, Calcite and Franklinite
A large, matrix rhodonite with sharp red crystals in contrasting stark white calcite matrix. The little black crystals are franklinite. The large rhodonite in the middle is 6.5 cm , doubly terminated, tip to tip (though it has a growth interruption in the midpoint). These crystals are sharply terminated, and of high quality, thus. Photographs dramatically as a vertical but in person, it looks much better with the crystals diagonally up, and the piece horizontal overall. This is an old specimen, Ex Harvard Museum to Paterson Museum collection, to George Elling collection.
Deutsch: Calcit, Franklinit, Rhodonit
Fundort: Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, Vereinigte Staaten (Fundort bei mindat.org)
Größe: 12.4 x 9.1 x 5.5 cm
Date before March 2010(2010-03)
Source Image: http://www.irocks.com/db_pics/usa1/usa24abg.jpg, Description: http://www.irocks.com/render.html?species=Franklinite&page=2
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