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Calcite, Lennilenapeite, Sphalerite

Calcite : CaCO3, Lennilenapeite : K6-7(Mg,Mn,Fe,Zn)48(Si,Al)72(O,OH)216·16H2O, Sphalerite : ZnS
minID: U35-R2K

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This is an old mine run specimen from Franklin, NJ probably the 300' level as reported by Palache. The calcite crystal is 4cm long and is surrounded by a layer of gray green Lennilenapeite and a gemmy nodule of sphalerite. See other photos. This specimen was in the late Neil Wintringham Collection.

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Photo added: 17th Aug 2009

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