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TitleFranklinite, zincite, calamine and galena
DescriptionThis sample displays franklinite and zincite, which are zinc minerals common to Franklin, New Jersey. Galena, PbS (lead sulfide), is more world-wide and easily recognized by its metallic luster. Calamine, also known as smithsonite, is an ore of zinc.
LocationUSA ▹ New Jersey. Near Franklin.
PhotographerNessa Eull. 1899-12-30.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #3401.
Key wordsFranklinite, Zincite, Calamine, Galena, New Jersey
Tech details771 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1534