Franklin Ore Body
Sussex Co, New Jersey
2.17 inches (5.50 cm) in diameter
The material for this solid sphere came from the Franklin Ore Body, so it is, not surprisingly, fluorescent. The ball has a speckled salt-and-pepper look in normal light with about two-thirds of the piece having a more pronounced speckling than the rest. Under ultraviolet light, the rock ball lights up with a primarily orangey coloration as the dominant hue. Patches of electric green and jet black round out the patterns.
[Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]
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