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       PHYLLOSILICATES

 

Mineral Specimens - Prehnite, Franklin, NJ

 

  M0627

  PREHNITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Radiating, light brown prehnite with andra-

   dite, hendricksite, and 'caswellite'. 

   'Caswellite' is a discredited, but useful,

   name used locally for vesuvianite or

   garnet pseudomorphs after mica.

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 8.8 cm  X  7.5 cm  X  3.8 cm

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Roeblingite, Franklin, NJ

 

  M0011

  ROEBLINGITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  White roeblingite nodules in hancockite, 

  andradite. The roeblingite fluoresces red

  under short-wave ultraviolet.

 

 

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 9.4 cm  X  4.4 cm  X  3.1 cm

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Ganophyllite, Franklin, NJ

 

  M0358

  GANOPHYLLITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Light brown, micaceous ganophyllite with 

  green willemite, minor rhodonite in a vein

  in hendricksite.

 

 

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 5 cm  X  5 cm  X  4.4 cm

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Caryopilite, Hedyphane, Allactite, Franklin, NJ

  M0006

  CARYOPILITE, HEDYPHANE,

  ALLACTITE

  Franklin,  Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Massive brown caryopilite, yellow hedyphane

   vein filling in lean franklinite, willemite ore.

   Small brown allactite crystals are present

   in a  small vug in the caryopilte.

 

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 7.5 cm  X  5 cm  X  3.8 cm

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Bementitite, Franklin, NJ

   M0241

   BEMENTITE

   Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Brown radiating bementite with minor

   calcite.

   

   

                                

  

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 7.5 cm  X  6.3 cm  X  3.1 cm

 

 

Mineral Specimens  - Friedelite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

   M0278

  FRIEDELITE

  Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 

   Friedelite crystals lining vein cavity.

   Specimen size - approx 6 cm.  X  2.7 cm.  X  2.3 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       Sorry, the mineral specimens on this page are not for sale.

 

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