• Willemite var Troostite  in Calcite
  • Willemite var Troostite  in Calcite
  • Willemite var Troostite  in Calcite
  • Willemite var Troostite  in Calcite
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Willemite var Troostite in Calcite

$900.00   €811  £690.00 approx.  

This specimen is priced in US dollars, all other prices are approximate.

ID: CC6811

Classic translucent-opaque caramel-brown crystals of Willemite variety Troostite from the Franklin Mining District, New Jersey, USA. Crystals of Troostite measure to 1.7cm displaying the crystal habit to advantage from the slightly pink-white Calcite matrix. As would be expected the Willemite crystals fluoresce a strong neon green under Shortwave UV light. the Calcite is a bright orange fluoresces, a fine UV contrast. Named in 1832 by Charles Upham Shepard later found to be a Mn-enriched Willemite.

Details

Dimensions
5.0 × 4.5 × 4.2 cm
Categories
Classic Minerals, Silicates
Locality
Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA, North America

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Calcite, Willemite

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