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North Ore Body, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin mining district, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USAi
Regional Level Types
North Ore Body- not defined -
Sterling MineMine
Sterling HillHill
Ogdensburg- not defined -
Franklin mining districtMining District
Sussex Co.County
New JerseyState
USACountry

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 41° North , 74° West (est.)
Margin of Error:~28km
Köppen climate type:Dfb : Warm-summer humid continental climate


The North Ore Body is an extension of the Sterling Hill deposit and is continuous with it. The North Ore Body has a distinctive dark coloration and a lower mineral diversity although some very interesting fracture assemblages have been found.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


18 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Allactite
Formula: Mn2+7(AsO4)2(OH)8
Reference: Peter Chin
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
Reference: Peter Chin
Brucite
Formula: Mg(OH)2
Reference: Franklin Mineral Museum specimens
Chlorophoenicite
Formula: (Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
Reference: Franklin Mineral Museum specimens
'Clinochrysotile'
Reference: Peter Chin
Dolomite
Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
Reference: Peter Chin
Franklinite
Formula: Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Reference: Franklin Mineral Museum specimens
Hauckite
Formula: Fe3+3(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
Reference: Peter Chin
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Reference: Peter Chin
Mooreite
Formula: Mg92Mn2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)26 · 8H2O
Reference: Peter Chin
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Peter Chin
Pyroaurite
Formula: Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Reference: Peter Chin
Pyrochroite
Formula: Mn(OH)2
Reference: Peter Chin
Rhodochrosite
Formula: MnCO3
Reference: Peter Chin
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Peter Chin
Sussexite
Formula: Mn2+BO2(OH)
Reference: Peter Chin
Torreyite
Formula: (Mg,Mn2+)72Mn2+2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
Reference: Peter Chin
Willemite
Formula: Zn2SiO4
Reference: Franklin Mineral Museum specimens
Zincite
Formula: ZnO
Reference: Franklin Mineral Museum specimens

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Brucite4.FE.05Mg(OH)2
Franklinite4.BB.05Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Pyrochroite4.FE.05Mn(OH)2
Zincite4.AB.20ZnO
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Dolomite5.AB.10CaMg(CO3)2
Pyroaurite5.DA.50Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Rhodochrosite5.AB.05MnCO3
Group 6 - Borates
Sussexite6.BA.15Mn2+BO2(OH)
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
Baryte7.AD.35BaSO4
Hauckite7.BB.10Fe3+3(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
Mooreite7.DD.45Mg92Mn2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)26 · 8H2O
Torreyite7.DD.40(Mg,Mn2+)72Mn2+2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Allactite8.BE.30Mn2+7(AsO4)2(OH)8
Chlorophoenicite8.BE.35(Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
Group 9 - Silicates
'Clinochrysotile'9.ED.
Willemite9.AA.05Zn2SiO4

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
AX
Zincite4.2.2.1ZnO
A2X3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
X(OH)2
Brucite6.2.1.1Mg(OH)2
Pyrochroite6.2.1.3Mn(OH)2
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Franklinite7.2.2.4Zn2+Fe3+2O4
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Rhodochrosite14.1.1.4MnCO3
AB(XO3)2
Dolomite14.2.1.1CaMg(CO3)2
Group 16b - HYDRATED CARBONATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Pyroaurite16b.6.2.3Mg6Fe3+2(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Group 25 - ANHYDROUS BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
Diborates
Sussexite25.2.1.1Mn2+BO2(OH)
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 31 - HYDRATED SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq·xH2O, where m:p > 6:1
Mooreite31.1.3.1Mg92Mn2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)26 · 8H2O
Torreyite31.1.4.1(Mg,Mn2+)72Mn2+2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
Group 32 - COMPOUND SULFATES
Anhydrous Compound Sulfates containing Hydroxyl or Halogen
Hauckite32.3.4.1Fe3+3(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)m(XO4)pZq, where m:p > 4:1
Chlorophoenicite41.1.1.1(Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
(AB)7(XO4)2Zq
Allactite41.2.1.1Mn2+7(AsO4)2(OH)8
Group 51 - NESOSILICATES Insular SiO4 Groups Only
Insular SiO4 Groups Only with cations in [4] coordination
Willemite51.1.1.2Zn2SiO4
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 1:1 layers
'Clinochrysotile'71.1.2d.1

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H BruciteMg(OH)2
H Chlorophoenicite(Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
H AllactiteMn72+(AsO4)2(OH)8
H HauckiteFe33+(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
H MooreiteMg92Mn2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)26 · 8H2O
H PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
H PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
H SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
H Torreyite(Mg,Mn2+)72Mn22+Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
BBoron
B SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
CCarbon
C DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
C HauckiteFe33+(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
C PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
C RhodochrositeMnCO3
OOxygen
O ZinciteZnO
O WillemiteZn2SiO4
O FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
O BruciteMg(OH)2
O Chlorophoenicite(Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
O AllactiteMn72+(AsO4)2(OH)8
O BaryteBaSO4
O DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
O HauckiteFe33+(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
O HematiteFe2O3
O MooreiteMg92Mn2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)26 · 8H2O
O PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
O PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
O RhodochrositeMnCO3
O SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
O Torreyite(Mg,Mn2+)72Mn22+Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
MgMagnesium
Mg BruciteMg(OH)2
Mg Chlorophoenicite(Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
Mg DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
Mg HauckiteFe33+(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
Mg MooreiteMg92Mn2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)26 · 8H2O
Mg PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
Mg Torreyite(Mg,Mn2+)72Mn22+Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
SiSilicon
Si WillemiteZn2SiO4
SSulfur
S BaryteBaSO4
S HauckiteFe33+(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
S MooreiteMg92Mn2Zn4(SO4)2(OH)26 · 8H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S SphaleriteZnS
S Torreyite(Mg,Mn2+)72Mn22+Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
CaCalcium
Ca DolomiteCaMg(CO3)2
MnManganese
Mn Chlorophoenicite(Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
Mn AllactiteMn72+(AsO4)2(OH)8
Mn PyrochroiteMn(OH)2
Mn RhodochrositeMnCO3
Mn SussexiteMn2+BO2(OH)
FeIron
Fe FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
Fe HauckiteFe33+(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyroauriteMg6Fe23+(OH)16[CO3] · 4H2O
ZnZinc
Zn ZinciteZnO
Zn WillemiteZn2SiO4
Zn FrankliniteZn2+Fe23+O4
Zn Chlorophoenicite(Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
Zn HauckiteFe33+(Mg,Mn2+)24Zn18(SO4)4(CO3)2(OH)81
Zn SphaleriteZnS
Zn Torreyite(Mg,Mn2+)72Mn22+Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
AsArsenic
As Chlorophoenicite(Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
As AllactiteMn72+(AsO4)2(OH)8
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4

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