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Page 9 - Rare, Fluorescent Franklin & Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals

Nine Pages of Minerals For Sale

I chose pieces that would sell to nonfluorescent mineral collectors for their rarity and beautiful aesthetics. The fact that they fluoresce makes them that much better. It is always a challenge to find the most attractive fluorescent pieces, so if you appreciate pieces for your collection that can awe in daylight and wow in UV light, this group is it.

The Second Edition of Collecting Fluorescent Minerals gets great reviews. Errors in the first edition that were brought to my attention by FMS and FOMS members were corrected. There are also new, never seen before, pieces in the second edition. It has a blue cover with photos rather than the black cover. You can order a copy from me for $28.00 postpaid (in the US) if your local bookseller doesn't have one.

Minerals and books can be purchased using personal checks, money orders, and Paypal. My address is Stuart Schneider, 820 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge, NJ 07661 and my Paypal name and email address is Stuarts1031@ erols.com (note, I put a space in my email address so that automatic email harvesters don't get my email address). Postage and handling, and insurance (if you want it) will be added to your order once the weight is figured. I mail using the US Postal Service with delivery confirmation. Email me to reserve the item numbers that you want and don't forget to include your name and address if you are a new customer.

Terms: You can return any item to me within 10 days for any reason. If I misdescribed it, I will refund your postage both ways. If you are dissatisfied, you pay postage both ways. All photos are taken under daylight and Short Wave or Long Wave Ultraviolet (I use a SuperBright brand light). If your light is more than a few years old, the item may look bluer than it looks here. NF = non-fluorescent.

 

 

A well-populated example of rare, Franklin scheelite with fluorapatite and calcite from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey. The scheelite fluoresces creamy soft yellow SW, fluorapatite fluoresces orange SW and calcite fluoresces red-orange SW. It weighs 3 3/4 oz. and is 2.0 x 1.6 x 1.3 inches. $30.00, item #2658

 

CABINET - A well-populated (both sides) example of scheelite from Old Mine Park, Fairfield County, Trumbull, Connecticutt. The scheelite fluoresces bright blue-white SW. It weighs 15 1/2 oz. and is 3.8 x 2.3 x 2.0 inches. $40.00, item #2656

 

CABINET - A super bright example of massive fluorapatite with clevelandite and quartz from Middletown, Connecticut. The fluorapatite fluoresces bright yellow-orange SW. It weighs 1 lb. 3 1/2 oz. and is 4.3 x 2.8 x 2.3 inches. $30.00, item #2657 (SOLD)

 

Cabinet - Manganaxinite (Axinite) with willemite and andradite from the Franklin mine, Franklin, Sussex County, NJ. The axinite fluoresces bright red SW and the willemite fluoresces green SW. It weighs 8.5 oz. and is 3.8 x 1.8 x 2.0 inches. $275.00, item #2638

 

CABINET - Fluorapatite and willemite with andradite garnet from Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey. Fluorapatite fluoresces orange SW. It weighs 1 lb. 7 oz, and is 4.8 x 2.5 inches. $38.00, item #222 (SOLD) Andradite garnet crystals on calcite. Andradite is a NF (golden color) garnet. It is from the Mill site, Franklin mine, Franklin, Sussex County, NJ. It weighs 1 lb. 6.6 oz. and is 4.0 x 3.2 x 2.5 inches. $18.00, item #302

 

Rare calcite crystals, dug out of a vug in the North wall of the Passaic pit in 2001, Sterling Hill mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, NJ. Collectors dug out all of this years ago. The calcite barely fluoresces pale blue SW and has a long-lasting phosphorescence. and the base rock's willemite fluoresces green SW. It weighs 3.9 oz. and is 3.0 x 2.2 x 1.2 inches. item #2644 (SOLD) Gem red willemite crystals on andradite with touches of fluorapatite. From the Mill site, Franklin, Sussex County, NJ. The willemite fluoresces a very bright green SW and the fluroapatite fluoresces orange SW. It weighs 1 lb 1.0 oz. and is 3.9 x 2.3 x 2.0 inches. $24.00, item #403

 

These pieces can be purchased using personal checks, money orders, and Paypal. My address is Stuart Schneider, 820 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge, NJ 07661 and my Paypal name and email address is Stuarts1031@ erols.com. Postage and handling and insurance (if you want it), will be added to your order once the weight is figured. I mail using the US Postal Service with delivery confirmation. Email me at Stuarts1031 at erols.com to reserve the item numbers that you want.

New Jersey Fluorescents, page 1

More New Jersey Fluorescents, page 2

Even More New Jersey Fluorescents, page 3

New Jersey and Other Fluorescents, page 4

Foreign Fluorescents, page 5

Fluorescent Links, books, etc, page 6

Rare New Jersey Fluorescents, page 7

Fluorescent Apatites, page 7a

Fluorescent Apatites, page 7b

Fluorescent Calcites, page 7c

Fluorescent Calcites, page 7d

More Rare Fluorescents, page 8

Fluorescents for Sale, page 9a

Fluorescents for Sale, page 10

Fluorescents for Sale, page 10a

Fluorescents for Sale, page 11

Fluorescents for Sale, page 12

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