Fluorescent Minerals For Sale:  Page 1

Franklin & Sterling Hill


Important:  Fluorescent minerals require a special ultraviolet lamp to view them (normally, a short-wave UV lamp).  It's worth it to get a good lamp.

The color response of your computer's monitor may not be the best representation of the photographs. The colors shown in the photos, at least as they appear on our office monitor, are the most accurate representations we were able to capture with the limitations of the camera.

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Albite - Lime Crest Quarry, Sparta, NJ (#F688)

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This one requires a powerful SW lamp (e.g., a Superbright) to see the colors.  FL response is deep blue to indigo;  the yellowish is not as prominent in real-life as in the photo. 

Size approx. 6 3/4" x 2 1/2" x 3"
Ship. wt. 2.8 lbs.

#F688....$32.00





Calcite & Dolomite - Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, NJ (#F696)

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Also known as "crazy calcite", this combination of calcite and dolomite has a distinctive two-color response in SW UV.  The somewhat magenta fl. hue of the dolomite makes it far more interesting than a plain piece of fl. calcite would be.

Size approx. 4" x 4" x 1 1/2"
Ship. wt. 2.8 lbs.





Meionite, Calcite, Willemite - Franklin, NJ (#F687)

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A very uncommon sub-variety of fluorescent meionite from Franklin.  This one occurs in a skarn-like rock with andradite, calcite, and a bit of quartz. 

The fl. response has delicate shades of lilac, orchid, and other pastel hues that resemble Parker Shaft minerals.  There are lesser amounts of some undetermined mineral with a yellowish-tan or mustard-yellow fluorescence, vaguely reminiscent of nasonite (but in this specimen, it's probably calcite).  This is probably not Parker / Palmer shaft rock;  however, it is definitely Franklin material, not Sterling Hill.

The exact assemblage and fluorescent response is something we've had in only very few specimens.  This one is probably the best of them. 

Size: Approx. 4" x 3" x 1 1/2"
Ship. wt. 2 lbs.

#F687....$275.00





Powellite, Microcline, Calcite, & Willemite - Franklin, NJ (#F664)


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Powellite, Microcline, Calcite, & Willemite - Franklin, NJ.  

This one has a spot of yellow-fl (SW) powellite in the microcline.

Specimen size approx. 2 1/4" x 1 5/8" x 1"

Ship. wt. 0.7 lb

F664.....$25.00





Willemite & Calcite - Franklin, NJ (#F697)

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Willemite (fl green sw) with mildly-fl. calcite (fl red sw) and franklinite (nf). There may also be some hematite (daylight brick red; nf).

Specimen size approx. 3 3/4" x 2 1/2" x 1"

Ship. wt. 1 lb

#F697.....$10.00





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Fluorescent minerals require a special lamp to view the colors you see in the photos.  Most of the specimens shown above react to short-wave ultraviolet (SW UV or "UV-C"), which has a wavelength of 254 nanometers.




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