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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Franklinite
Formula:Zn2+Fe23+O4
Comments:Occurs as a major ore mineral from massive to granular, disseminated granular, and crystals, both free-growing and embedded in calcite.
Habit:Octahedral, dodecahedral, modified octahedrons
Colour:Black
Luminescent properties:None
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Abundance at site:Extremely common
Special Storage/
Display Requirements:
None
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Palache(1935):47-48; Dunn(1995):Pt4:566-578.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Willemite304 photos of Franklinite associated with Willemite at this locality.
Calcite262 photos of Franklinite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Zincite78 photos of Franklinite associated with Zincite at this locality.
Sphalerite44 photos of Franklinite associated with Sphalerite at this locality.
Troostite17 photos of Franklinite associated with Troostite at this locality.
Rhodonite17 photos of Franklinite associated with Rhodonite at this locality.
Azurite14 photos of Franklinite associated with Azurite at this locality.
Tephroite14 photos of Franklinite associated with Tephroite at this locality.
Adelite12 photos of Franklinite associated with Adelite at this locality.
Friedelite11 photos of Franklinite associated with Friedelite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Franklinite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Localities for Franklinite in this Region
North Ore Body, Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Franklinite
0.2km (0.1 miles) Passaic pit (Marshall Mine; Passaic Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
0.3km (0.2 miles) Noble pit (Lot #10 - Ogden Divisions; Noble Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) Buckwheat dump mineral collecting site, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) Taylor Road dumps, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) Taylor Mine, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
3.8km (2.3 miles) Buckwheat pit (Southwest opening; Buckwheat Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) 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
4.3km (2.7 miles) Hamburg Mine (Hamburg Road Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
4.5km (2.8 miles) Parker Shaft (Parker Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
 
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