Mineral Detail
Mineral Name Zincite
Specimen Number F095
Record ID 6468
Locality Nickname Franklin, New Jersey
State New Jersey
County Sussex
Township Hardyston
Town Franklin
Mine  Franklin Mine
Mining District  Franklin Mining District
Min Dat Locality Page  http://www.mindat.org/loc-6772.html
Description  Partial crystals of bright red zincite in vein. Such zincite, where translucent to transparent, is sometimes faceted into gemstones (horrors!) for collectors of rare gem species. Good-qualitity stones over 1 ct are rare.
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