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Esperite from
Parker Mine (Parker shaft), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Description
Type Locality:Parker Mine (Parker shaft), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA is the type locality for Esperite
Comments:Massive, in nodules up to 15 cm, associated with hardystonite, willemite, franklinite, less commonly calcite, clinohedrite, and axinite-(Mn).
Habit:massive
Colour:white to creamy, dingy
UV Fluorescence:bright yellow-green
Quality of samples:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache (1935): 81; Dunn(1995): Pt3: 368.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Esperite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Parker Mine (Parker shaft), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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Nearest other occurrences of Esperite
0.4km (0.3 miles) Mill Site Dump, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
0.6km (0.4 miles) Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
0.9km (0.6 miles) Buckwheat Dump Mineral Collecting Site, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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