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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Lawsonbauerite
Formula:(Mn2+,Mg)9Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
Comments:Occurs crystallized in fracture voids and seams in massive ore.
Habit:Prismatic monoclinic crystals tending to acicular.
Colour:Pale tan, nearly colorless
Luminescent properties:None
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Very Rare
Special Storage/
Display Requirements:
None.
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Dunn, P.J., et al: Am.Min.:64:949-952 (1979); Dunn(1995):Pt5:635-636.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Fluorite4 photos of Lawsonbauerite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Pyrochroite4 photos of Lawsonbauerite associated with Pyrochroite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Lawsonbauerite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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