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Mineral Specimens - Chondrodite, Franklin, Sussex County, NJ

  M0285

  NORBERGITE

  Franklin, Sussex County, NJ, USA

  Crystals of a humite group mineral in marble with

  graphite.  This material is locally called 'norbergite'

  but it may be chondrodite because the crystals ap-

  pear to be monoclinic. Good brownish-orange fluor-

  escence under shortwave UV. 

 

 Specimen size -  approx.  9.5 cm.  X  6.3 cm.  X  4.2 cm.

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Spinel, Franklin, Sussex County, NJ

  M0584                        

  SPINEL

  Farber Quarry, Franklin, Sussex

  County, NJ, USA 

   Pink spinel octahedron in marble with minor graphite.

 

 

 

 

 Specimen size - approx. 6 cm.  X   4.2 cm.  X  4 cm.

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Vesuvianite, Amity, Orange County, NY

  M1762                 

  VESUVIANITE

  Amity, Orange County, NY, USA 

  Brown vesuvianite crystal section in wollastonite in

  marble with diopside. This material is referred to as

  'xanthite' in the older literature.

 

 

 

 Specimen size  9 cm.  X  7.5 cm.  X  5.5 cm.

 

 

 Mineral Specimens - Corundum, Warwick, NY

   M0733            

  CORUNDUM

  Warwick, Orange County, NY, USA 

  Pink corundum crystal in marble.

 

 

 

 

 Specimen size  4.6 cm.  X  4 cm.  X  3 cm

 

 

 Mineral Specimens - Ilmenite, Amity, NY

  M1762                 

  ILMENITE

  Amity, Orange County, NY, USA 

  Crude, black ilmenite crystals found loose in the

  soil at a locale noted for large spinel crystals. The

  ilmenite was also seen at this locality in marble with

 chondrodite, phlogopite, spinel, and forsterite.

 

 Specimen size  3 cm.  X  2 cm.  X  1.7 cm

 

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