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

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Spessartine
Formula:Mn32+Al2(SiO4)3
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:French B.: Rocks & Min.:28:349-351 (1953); Frondel, C. & Ito, J.: Am.Min.:50:498-501 (1965); Dunn(1995):Pt3:363.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Tephroite5 photos of Spessartine associated with Tephroite at this locality.
Willemite5 photos of Spessartine associated with Willemite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Spessartine data
Locality Data:Click here to view Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Spessartine
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
61.7km (38.4 miles) C 179th Street & Haven Avenue, Manhattan Island, Manhattan (New York Co.), New York, USA
62.2km (38.6 miles) D Washington Heights, Manhattan Island, Manhattan (New York Co.), New York, USA
108.7km (67.5 miles) E Captain Cook's Quarry (Purdy Station Quarry), Newtown, Fairfield Co., Connecticut, USA
148.0km (91.9 miles) F Sycamore Mill (Bishop's Mill), Sycamore Mills, Upper Providence Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA
149.8km (93.1 miles) G Leiper's Lower Avondale Quarry (Morrow Quarry; Facenda Quarry), Woodlyn (Avondale), Swarthmore (Borough of Swarthmore), Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA
151.3km (94.0 miles) H Leiper's Upper Avondale Quarry, Wallingford, Ridley Township, Delaware Co., Pennsylvania, USA
169.1km (105.1 miles) I Middletown, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
174.8km (108.6 miles) J Strickland Quarry (Eureka Quarry), Strickland pegmatite (Strickland-Cramer Quarry; Strickland-Cramer Mine; Strickland-Cramer Feldspar-Mica Quarries), Collins Hill, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
175.3km (108.9 miles) K Walden Gem Quarry, Portland, Middlesex Co., Connecticut, USA
176.1km (109.4 miles) L Simpson Quarry (Wiarda Quarry), South Glastonbury, Glastonbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA
187.2km (116.3 miles) M West Branch pegmatite, Newark, New Castle Co., Delaware, USA
204.2km (126.9 miles) N Macomber Ledge pegmatite locality, Chesterfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
205.0km (127.4 miles) O Betts Manganese Mines (Anson Betts Mine; Plainfield Manganese Mines), Plainfield, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts, USA
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