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Pyrite from
Lime Crest Quarry (Lime Crest-Southdown Quarry; Limecrest Quarry), Franklin Marble, Sparta Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Pyrite
Formula:FeS2
Comments:Crystals generally up to about 1 cm in marble, micro crystals in dissolution pockets with calcite, dolomite, quartz.
Habit:cubic, octahedral, rare diploidal
Quality for species:Good crystals or rich for species - important (!)
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:Visually Identified
References
References:Jaszczak, John A. (1997), Unusual graphite crystals from the Lime Crest quarry, Sparta, New Jersey: Rocks & Minerals: 72(5): 330-334
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite6 photos of Pyrite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Dolomite5 photos of Pyrite associated with Dolomite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Pyrite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Baryte2 photos of Pyrite associated with Baryte at this locality.
Tremolite1 photo of Pyrite associated with Tremolite at this locality.
Marble1 photo of Pyrite associated with Marble at this locality.
Sphalerite1 photo of Pyrite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Fluorite1 photo of Pyrite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lime Crest Quarry (Lime Crest-Southdown Quarry; Limecrest Quarry), Franklin Marble, Sparta Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Pyrite
0.6km (0.4 miles) Sussex Mills dike, Sussex Mills (Howellsville), Sparta Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
5.7km (3.5 miles) Longcore Mine (Longcove Mine), Clearwater, Andover Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
5.9km (3.7 miles) Tar Hill Mine, Andover Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
6.0km (3.7 miles) Newton, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
6.8km (4.2 miles) Sulphur Hill Mine (Sulfur Hill Mine), Andover Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
7.1km (4.4 miles) Fill Quarry, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
7.3km (4.5 miles) Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
8.1km (5.0 miles) Franklin Quarry (Braens Quarry; Moses Bigelow Quarry; Farber Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
8.2km (5.1 miles) Ford Mine, Milton, Jefferson Township, Morris Co., New Jersey, USA
9.3km (5.8 miles) Gooseberry Mine, Balls Hill Iron Mines, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
 
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