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Svabite from
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Svabite
Formula:Ca5(AsO4)3F
Comments:The report of "svabite" by Charles Palache in Professional Paper 180 of the U. S. Geological survey was probably in error given its imprecision. Many subsequent Franklin specimens were labeled "svabite" in the succeeding half century. In 2012, specimens of arsenic-bearing apatite from the Franklin Mining District were chemically and spectrographically analyzed, using quantitativel techniques and some specimens were proven to be svabite. So far the only known verified svabite specimens from the district are the handful chemically analyzed by the Crimmins (2012)study. Newly labeled svabite specimens should be accompanied with documents suitable high F values to validate the identification.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Crimmins, Laura G. (2012) Structure and Chemistry of Minerals in the Ca-(AsP)-(OH,F,Cl) Apatite System" Johnbaumite, Svabite, and Turneaureite from Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey, USA. M.S. Thesis, Miami University, Miami, Ohio, pp. 55.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Svabite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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