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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Willemite
Formula:Zn2SiO4
Habit:Prismatic with simple rhombohedral terminations, also more complex.
Colour:Green, brown, red, colorless
Luminescent properties:Green, yellow green
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Palache(1935):83-87; Dunn(1995):Pt3:384-399.
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Allactite
Alleghanyite
Andradite
Barysilite
Baryte
Bustamite
Calcite
Caryopilite
Celsian
Charlesite
Clinohedrite
Copper
Cuspidine
Datolite
Dolomite
Domeykite
Esperite
Franklinfurnaceite
Franklinite
Friedelite
Gageite
Gahnite
Ganomalite
Ganophyllite
Glaucochroite
Goethite
Hancockite
Hardystonite
Hedyphane
Hematite
Hendricksite
Hodgkinsonite
Johannsenite
Kentrolite
Larsenite
Lead
Leucophoenicite
Magnesiochlorophoenicite
Manganberzeliite
Margarosanite
Marsturite
Minehillite
Nasonite
Prehnite
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Roeblingite
Schallerite
Sclarite
Sonolite
Sphalerite
Sussexite
Tephroite
Turneaureite
Vesuvianite
Wollastonite
Xonotlite
Zincite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Franklinite234 photos of Willemite associated with Franklinite at this locality.
Calcite187 photos of Willemite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Hardystonite130 photos of Willemite associated with Hardystonite at this locality.
Clinohedrite96 photos of Willemite associated with Clinohedrite at this locality.
Andradite79 photos of Willemite associated with Andradite at this locality.
Zincite59 photos of Willemite associated with Zincite at this locality.
Esperite49 photos of Willemite associated with Esperite at this locality.
Tephroite34 photos of Willemite associated with Tephroite at this locality.
Axinite-(Mn)33 photos of Willemite associated with Axinite-(Mn) at this locality.
Hendricksite29 photos of Willemite associated with Hendricksite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Willemite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Localities for Willemite in this Region
Buckwheat dump mineral collecting site, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Buckwheat pit (Southwest opening; Buckwheat Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Hamburg Mine (Hamburg Road Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Mill site dump, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Parker Shaft (Parker Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Taylor Mine, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Taylor Road dumps, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Trotter Mine (Lehigh Mine; Trotter Shaft; Trotter Dump), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Willemite
3.9km (2.4 miles) A Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) B Passaic pit (Marshall Mine; Passaic Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
17.2km (10.7 miles) C Sulphur Hill Mine (Sulfur Hill Mine), Andover Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
17.5km (10.9 miles) D Andover Iron Mine, Andover Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
53.2km (33.1 miles) E Hackensack, Bergen Co., New Jersey, USA
90.3km (56.1 miles) F Palmerton zinc smelter slag locality, Palmerton, Lower Towamensing Township, Carbon Co., Pennsylvania, USA
149.3km (92.8 miles) G Copper Valley Mine (Bellamy's Mine), Cheshire, New Haven Co., Connecticut, USA
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