Franklin Type Species – December 26

The gallery celebrates the minerals of the Franklin mine at Franklin, New Jersey, one of the most diverse mineral localities in the world. The mine is type locality to 49 species, the following seen in the gallery below: bementite, bustamite, cahnite, chlorophoenicite, clinohedrite, esperite, hardystonite, hendricksite, hodgkinsonite, jerrygibbsite, leucophoenicite, manganaxinite, margarosanite, minehillite, nelenite, roeblingite, schallerite, sussexite, and zincite.

18 specimens found in this gallery