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Ueberroth Mine, Friedensville, Saucon Valley, Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Bianchite
Ueberroth Mine, Friedensville, Saucon Valley, Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh Co., Pennsylvania, USA

Photo: M.Heintzelman
Latitude: 40°33'N
Longitude: 75°24'W
A zinc mine started 1853 and closed 1876. Ultimate closure was 1893. Workings featured a 500 foot diameter pit. Later mined underground as the Friedensville Mine by the New Jersey Zinc Co.

Mineral List

Aragonite
Bianchite
Calcite
Dolomite
Goslarite
Greenockite
Hemimorphite
Hydrozincite
Kaolinite
Lanthanite-(La)
'Limonite'
Marcasite
Melanterite
Pyrite
Quartz
Sauconite (TL)
Smithsonite
Sphalerite


18 entries listed. 17 valid minerals. 1 type locality (valid mineral).

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References

Rocks & Minerals: 6: 26.

Rocks & Minerals: 10: 33-36, 58.

Grant, R.W. (Jan, 1971), Pennsylvania Minerals (PM)(97), Keystone Newsletter.

Montgomery, A. (Aug, 1972) Pennsylvania Minerals (PM) (116), Keystone Newsletter.

Grant (Feb & Mar 1973) Pennsylvania Minerals (PM) (122 & 123), Keystone Newsletter.

Grant (Sep 1974) Pennsylvania Minerals (PM) (141), Keystone Newsletter.

Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Bibliography of Minerals New to the Pennsylvania List 1965-1974, The Mineralogical Society of PA, Inc.: 20.

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