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TitleZincite with franklinite and calcite
DescriptionZincite, ZnO (zinc oxide), and franklinite (zinc iron manganese oxide) are rare and inconspicuous at all but one general site. That site is the famous zinc and manganese mines of the Sterling Hill and Franklin, New Jersey, USA area. Many rare minerals are found there.
LocationUSA ▹ New Jersey. Near Franklin. Franklin Furnace.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 1899-12-30.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #352.
Key wordsFranklinite, Zincite, Calcite, New Jersey
Tech details935 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1525