Recently Released New Additions
Introducing the "Mixed Minerals" gallery which is part of our New Additions galleries. This gallery contains mineral specimens for sale including svabite and more from places like Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States.
- Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States
- 8.5 x 7 x 6.5 cm - Sm Cabinet
The two large, hexagonal, prismatic crystals at the center are Svabite and has been microprobed (Bart Cannon, 1999) by Forrest Cureton. The longest is 6cm and the shorter crystal is 3cm. There are also a few 2.5cm crystals. The color is consistent with the description. There are also eight pink Rhodonite crystals of which the longest is 2.5cm. Fluorescent photos shown are Calcite (orange glow) and Willemite (green). On the side is a stuck on label. Granular garnet is rich and most associated with the Rhodonite.
Ex. Earl Calvert collection, Rock Currier. Several previous labels accompany the specimen, please see provenance tab.
Incredible specimen, one of which should be in the collection of any serious Franklin collector.
- Crystal System
- Crystal Habit
- Crystalline - Poor, Hexagonal
- Indistinct, None, None
- Vitreous - Resinous
- colorless, gray, gray green, yellowish white
- Hexagonal - Dipyramidal