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Witness Fluorescent Rocks at Sterling Hill Mining Museum of New Jersey

09 Jun 2017
Witness Fluorescent Rocks at Sterling Hill Mining Museum of New Jersey

The Sterling Hill Mining Museum which is nestled in New Jersey in United States is one of the quite famous museums. This museum is popular because it is not like a common museum where the artifacts are kept but here at this museum the visitors can witness massive collection of fluorescent minerals.

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The fluorescent exhibits are displayed on the so called rainbow tunnel on the walls of it. This tunnel was excavated in 1990. Moreover, the walls of the tunnel are also lined with various rare minerals which glow bright green and red but under the ultraviolet light.

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Originally the museum was an old zinc mine which is one of the oldest one in the country. It was opened in 1739. However, the mine was closed in 1986 and was purchased by Richard and Rober Hauk and been turned into a museum in 1990. In this museum almost 90 different mineral spices have been document as fluorescent which makes this museum really famous among the ones who opt to explore New Jersey.


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