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      PHYLLOSILICATES

 

Bementite, Franklin, NJ

   M0169

   BEMENTITE

   Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

   'Blocky' brown bementite with barite. 

   

 

 

 

 

 

    Specimen size - approx  6.9 cm.  X  3.8 cm.  X  3.8 cm.

 

 

Mineral Specimens - McGovernite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

  M0250

  McGOVERNITE

  Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex

  County, NJ, USA

   Thick seam of mcgovernite rosettes on typical

   Sterling ore. McGovernite is a rare mineral with

   an extremely complex structure and chemistry.

   It is unknown from Franklin and elsewhere.

   (Lee Areson collection LA010)

 

    Specimen size - approx 6.3 cm.  X  5 cm.  X  5 cm.

   

 

Mineral Specimens - Ganophyllite, Franklin, NJ

 

  M1052

  GANOPHYLLITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Brown micaceous ganophyllite with

   willemite, roeblingite, rhodonite.

   

 

 

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 6.3 cm  X  3.8 cm  X  2.5 cm

 

 

       PHYLLOSILICATES - FRIEDELITE GROUP

 

Mineral Specimens  - Friedelite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 

   ML004

  FRIEDELITE

  Sterling Mine,

  Ogdensburg, Sussex County, NJ

 

  Massive compact red friedelite with lapidary potential on

  franklinite, calcite ore.

  

 

 

 

   Specimen size - approx 8 cm.  X  5.5 cm.  X  5.5 cm.

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Friedelite, serpentine, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

94219

FRIEDELITE, SERPENTINE

Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, Sussex County, NJ, USA

 Friedelite, serpentine veins in Sterling Hill ore.

 Specimen size -  approx. 13.2 cm   X  12.5 cm   X  11.25 cm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Friedelite, serpentine, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Friedelite, serpentine, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

Mineral Specimens - Friedelite, serpentine, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg,, NJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Nelenite, Franklin, NJ

 

  M0174

  NELENITE

  Franklin, Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Brown micaceous nelenite bands and

   augen with franklinite and rhodonite at

   a calcite contact. There is tirodite in the

   piece also. 

 

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 7.5 cm  X  6.9 cm  X  5.6 cm

 

 

    PHYLLOSILICATES - MICA GROUP

 

Mineral Specimens - Hendricksite, Franklin, NJ

   M0372

   HENDRICKSITE

   Franklin, Sussex County, NJ, USA

    Black mica crystals in minor calcite matrix.

    Hendricksite is basically a zinc rich phlogopite

    unique to the Franklin/Sterling Hill area.

    Unfortunately, the specimen has been repaired.

 

 

 

   Specimen size - approx 5.5 cm.  X  5 cm.  X  4.5 cm.

 

 

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

 

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