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Esperite with Willemite, Zincite, Franklinite

#PD48847

Esperite with Willemite, Zincite, Franklinite

#PD48847
Availability
Sold
Size
8.5 x 6 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbCa2(ZnSiO4)3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States

Massive dirty white Esperite grains strung over a length over 1cm and 5mm wide, which fluoresce bright yellow. The Esperite seems to be on one side only. The FL photo shows the fluorescence but turned out green. It is actually yellow and surrounded by fluorescent green Willemite. Also in occurnece are black rounded grains of Franklinite, and red Zincite. The original label listed Hardystonite in the mix, however, I was unable to detect this mineral with the UV. 

Fluorescent, Type Locality

Esperite

Formula
PbCa2(ZnSiO4)3 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
white 
Streak
white 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection
Special Info
Fluorescent
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Type Locality
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