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   Franklin and Sterling Mines                                  Page 7

 

       PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES

 

Mineral Specimens - Apatite, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, NJ

 

  M0005

  APATITE

  Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, 

  Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Large blue apatite prisms in marble with

  amphibole. Fluoresces blue under short-   

  wave utlraviolet light. This is assumed to

  be fluorapatite.

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 8.8 cm  X  7.5 cm  X  5 cm

 

       Turneaurite, Franklin, NJ

 XX500

 TURNEAUREITE

 Franklin, Sussex County, NJ

 Pale grey-green turneaureite with andradite

 in salmon calcite. Highly fluorescent.

 Turneaureite is an uncommon chlorine bear-

 ing member of the apatite group known from

 Franklin, Langban, Sweden, and  Balmat, NY.

 

       

    Specimen size - approx  19 cm X 9 cm X 5 cm

    Under short wave ultraviolet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Koettigite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 

  M0173

  KOETTIGITE

  Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, 

  Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Radiating blue-green koettigite crystal

  sprays on a fracture surface in franklinite,

  sphalerite, calcite.

 

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 13.8 cm  X  6.3 cm  X  3.8 cm

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Sarkinite, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ

 

  M0228

  SARKINITE

  Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, 

  Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Orange sarkinite crystals with native copper

   on a slip surface in Sterling ore. 1340 pillar,

   1300 level, Sterling Mine, 1978.

 

 

   (Photo by Gary Grenier)

   Specimen size: approx. 4.4 cm  X  3.1 cm  X  1.9 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 - Manganberzelliite, sarkinite, Franklin, NJ

 

  11408

  MANGANBERZELLIITE

  Franklin,  Sussex Co., NJ, USA

  Massive yellow manganberzelliite, pink

   sarkinite vein in franklinite, willemite, calcite ore.

   See Dunn's second description of the occurence of

   manganberselliite at Franklin

   Specimen size: approx. 11 cm  X  7 cm  X  4.5 cm

 

 

Mineral Specimens - Manganberzelliite, sarkinite, Franklin, NJ Mineral Specimens - Manganberzelliite, sarkinite, Franklin, NJ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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