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Fluorapatite from
Buckwheat pit (Southwest opening; Buckwheat Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Locality type:Pit
Classification
Species:Fluorapatite
Formula:Ca5(PO4)3F
Comments:Occurs as small crystals in cavities in the Buckwheat Dolomite.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Peters, et al: The Minerals of the Buckwheat Dolomite, Franklin, NJ: Mineralogical Record:14:183-194; Dunn(1995):5:650.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Willemite4 photos of Fluorapatite associated with Willemite at this locality.
Titanite4 photos of Fluorapatite associated with Titanite at this locality.
Microcline4 photos of Fluorapatite associated with Microcline at this locality.
Quartz4 photos of Fluorapatite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Hendricksite2 photos of Fluorapatite associated with Hendricksite at this locality.
Andradite2 photos of Fluorapatite associated with Andradite at this locality.
Fluorite2 photos of Fluorapatite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluorapatite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Buckwheat pit (Southwest opening; Buckwheat Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Fluorapatite
0.1km (0.0 miles) Taylor Road dumps, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
0.2km (0.1 miles) Buckwheat dump mineral collecting site, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
0.3km (0.2 miles) Franklin Iron Company Quarry (Pistol Range Quarry; Rifle Range Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
0.6km (0.4 miles) Hamburg Mine (Hamburg Road Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
1.0km (0.6 miles) Fowler Quarry (Nichol Quarry; B. Nicoll Quarry; Nicoll Quarry; Nicol Quarry; Cellate Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Canfield Mica locality, Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) Franklin Quarry (Braens Quarry; Moses Bigelow Quarry; Farber Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) Atlas Quarry (The Quarry), Hardistonville, Hamburg, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
3.8km (2.3 miles) Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) Passaic pit (Marshall Mine; Passaic Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
 
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