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Uraninite from
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Uraninite
Formula:UO2
Comments:First find (circa 1966) was of a single large, cubic, black uraninite crystal with a radiation halo and associated uranophane in calcite within "black ore." The second find (circa 1990) was of uraninite masses in a block of mega-brecciated gneissic rock a
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Frondel, C.: Am.Min.:55:1051-1054 (1970); Dunn(1995):Pt4:605.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Uraninite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Uraninite
3.8km (2.3 miles) Buckwheat pit (Southwest opening; Buckwheat Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
4.1km (2.5 miles) Trotter Mine (Lehigh Mine; Trotter Shaft; Trotter Dump), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
19.7km (12.3 miles) BEMCO prospect (Charlotte Mine), Cranberry Lake, Byram Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
26.9km (16.7 miles) Standish Mine (Warwick Mine; Warwick Uranium Mine), Warwick Mountain, Warwick, Town of Warwick, Orange Co., New York, USA
58.6km (36.4 miles) Philips Mine (Philips Pyrite Mine; Anthony's Nose Pyrrhotite Mine), Anthony's Nose, Philipstown Township, Putnam Co., New York, USA
62.3km (38.7 miles) Fort George (192nd Street & Audubon Avenue), Washington Heights, Manhattan Island, Manhattan (New York Co.), New York, USA
63.1km (39.2 miles) Royal Green Marble Quarry (Warnes Quarry; Rock Products Company Quarry), Marble Mountain, Phillipsburg, Lopatcong Township, Warren Co., New Jersey, USA
63.9km (39.7 miles) Sherrer Quarry (C.K. Williams & Co. Quarry; Williams Quarry), C.K. Williams Quarry complex (Williams and Company Rock Quarry), Chestnut Hill (College Hill; Lafayette Hill; Mount Lafayette; Paxinosa Ridge), Easton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, USA
64.3km (40.0 miles) Chestnut Hill (College Hill; Lafayette Hill; Mount Lafayette; Paxinosa Ridge), Easton, Northampton Co., Pennsylvania, USA
81.5km (50.7 miles) Bedford, Westchester Co., New York, USA
 
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