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TitleFranklinite and zincite
DescriptionHere is an example of franklinite (silver gray) and zincite (red). Both minerals are commonly found in Franklin, New Jersey. Franklinite, (Zn,Fe,Mn)(Fe,Mn)2O4 (zinc iron manganese oxide), and zincite, ZnO (zinc oxide), are important ores of zinc.
LocationUSA ▹ New Jersey. Near Franklin.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-09-18.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1816.
Key wordsFranklinite, Zincite, New Jersey
Tech details729 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera, 60mm Nikon AF micro lens.
GeoDIL number1561