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Franklinite

#BN50162
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Franklinite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States - BN50162
Franklinite from Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States - BN50162

Franklinite

#BN50162
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 7 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
ZnFe3+2O4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States
Tagged
ore mineral

Dark black chunk of Franklinite, the main ore of zinc at both Franklin and Sterling Hill orebodies. Franklinite contains 20.8% Zinc. 

Franklinite

Formula
ZnFe3+2O4 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Massive, Crystalline - Fine 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
black, brownish black 
Streak
reddish brown 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
5.5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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