Description

    Fluorescent Sphere
    Franklin Ore Body
    Franklin Borough
    Sussex Co, New Jersey
    2.4 inches in diameter (6.10 cm)


    The mines of Franklin and Sterling Hill in New Jersey are well known to collectors of fluorescent minerals as the Franklin Ore Body is arguably THE most important producer of the unique and intriguing material. This small sphere may not look like much in normal light, but it definitely captures the imagination when shot under black light. The reddish-orange and green colors revealed with UV lighting are indescribable.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]




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    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    7th-14th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
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