Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, New Jersey, United States
7.9x 4.5x 3.8 cm
very nice specimen, consisting of multiple franklinite crystals on
matrix. This mine closed in 1986 and the dumps in the area
have been a source of specimens for generations of collectors.
franklinites like this are harder to find these days though.
There is some chipping as would probably be expected from a mineral
as brittle as franklinite, but on the whole, the piece is quite nice
for the species, with multiple fairly large, quite sharp, and mostly
complete crystals that are particularly well exposed on their