Description

    Fluorescent Spheres (Set of 3)
    Franklin Ore Body
    Franklin Borough
    Sussex Co, New Jersey
    2.13, 2.01 and 1.97 inches in diameter (5.40, 5.10 and 5.00 cm in diameter)


    Fluorescent mineral collectors are all familiar with the Franklin Ore Body and the material produced by the mines of Franklin and Sterling Hill in New Jersey. While pieces, including spheres, from the locality may not look like much in normal light, they transform into almost magical creations under ultraviolet light. This lot includes three small "planetary" spheres, which essentially make their own solar system.

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




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    Auction Dates
    January, 2016
    14th-21st Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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