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TitleZincite with franklinite from Franklin, New Jersey
DescriptionZincite, ZnO (Zinc Oxide), with franklinite, (Zn, Fe,Mn)(Fe,Mn)2O4 (zinc iron manganese oxide). The main site where zincite is found is the famous zinc and manganese mines of the Sterling Hill and Franklin, New Jersey, USA area. The structure of zincite consists of tetrahedrons of ZnO4. Franklinite is found in large enough quantity to serve as a ore of zinc and manganese, two important strategic and industrial metals.
LocationUSA ▹ New Jersey. Near Franklin.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 1899-12-30.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #456.
Key wordszincite, franklinite, Franklin, New Jersey
Tech details506 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1543