Willemite (fluorescent), Alleghanyite, Franklinite (TYPE LOCALITY)

Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA (TL)
Small Cabinet, 6.4 x 3.5 x 3.2 cm
Start Time: 05/12/2022 7:00:00 pm (CDT)
End Time: 05/19/2022 6:30:00 pm (CDT)
Auction Closed
Winning Bid: $290
Winning Bidder: Private Bidder

Item Description

The Franklin Mining District is, hands down and lights on, the greatest locality known to man for fluorescent minerals. This small cabinet combination piece is classic for the area, with its speckled and uniquely-colored appearance immediately recognizable. The mineralogy includes Willemite (bright green fluorescence), uncommon Alleghanyite, and Franklinite (TYPE LOCALITY). Formerly in the Ewald Gerstmann Franklin Mineral Museum (with label) and the extensive collection of W & A Cook.

Bidding History

Bidder Bid Amount Bid Time
Private Bidder $290 05/19/2022 6:24:41 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $288 05/19/2022 6:24:41 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $260 05/19/2022 6:24:34 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $250 05/19/2022 6:24:33 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $230 05/19/2022 6:24:25 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $220 05/19/2022 6:24:25 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $190 05/19/2022 6:00:27 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $180 05/19/2022 6:00:27 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $170 05/19/2022 6:00:19 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $160 05/19/2022 6:00:19 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $136 05/17/2022 8:26:33 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $126 05/17/2022 8:26:33 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $116 05/17/2022 8:26:20 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $106 05/17/2022 8:26:20 pm (CDT)
Private Bidder $86 05/14/2022 10:41:57 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $76 05/14/2022 10:41:57 am (CDT)
Private Bidder $10 05/13/2022 1:10:45 pm (CDT)