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

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Microcline
Formula:K(AlSi3O8)
Comments:The microcline can occur as pure white crystalline masses, sometimes as graphic granite with intergrown quartz, and fluoresces deep magenta-red (SW UV).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Common knowledge among local collectors.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Titanite2 photos of Microcline associated with Titanite at this locality.
Quartz2 photos of Microcline associated with Quartz at this locality.
Allanite-(Ce)2 photos of Microcline associated with Allanite-(Ce) at this locality.
Hedenbergite2 photos of Microcline associated with Hedenbergite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Microcline 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 Microcline
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
10.2km (6.3 miles) Buckwheat dump mineral collecting site, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
10.4km (6.5 miles) Buckwheat pit (Southwest opening; Buckwheat Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
10.6km (6.6 miles) Trotter Mine (Lehigh Mine; Trotter Shaft; Trotter Dump), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
11.1km (6.9 miles) Mill site dump, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
12.5km (7.7 miles) Panther Hill Granite Co. Quarry, Whitehall, Byram Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
12.5km (7.7 miles) North Jersey Stone Co. Quarry, Cranberry Lake, Byram Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
18.2km (11.3 miles) Allen Granite & Construction Co. Quarry, Waterloo, Byram Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
 
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