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Allanite-(Ce) from
Lime Crest Quarry (Lime Crest-Southdown Quarry; Limecrest Quarry), Franklin Marble, Sparta Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Allanite-(Ce)
Formula:{CaCe}{Al2Fe2+}(Si2O7)(SiO4)O(OH)
Comments:Black tabular crystals to a few cm in microcline, quartz, hedenbergite, titanite matrix.
Habit:tabular
Colour:black
Abundance at site:Rare
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:A Quest for New Jersey Minerals, Robert Speiser (1978):9.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Titanite2 photos of Allanite-(Ce) associated with Titanite at this locality.
Quartz2 photos of Allanite-(Ce) associated with Quartz at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Allanite-(Ce) associated with Calcite at this locality.
Microcline2 photos of Allanite-(Ce) associated with Microcline at this locality.
Hedenbergite2 photos of Allanite-(Ce) associated with Hedenbergite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Allanite-(Ce) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Lime Crest Quarry (Lime Crest-Southdown Quarry; Limecrest Quarry), Franklin Marble, Sparta Township, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Allanite-(Ce)
10.4km (6.5 miles) Buckwheat pit (Southwest opening; Buckwheat Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
10.6km (6.6 miles) Trotter Mine (Lehigh Mine; Trotter Shaft; Trotter Dump), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
11.1km (6.9 miles) Mill site dump, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
15.2km (9.4 miles) Eastern Concrete Materials Inc. Quarry (Raia Quarry; Cofrancisco Quarry; Hamburg Quarry), Hamburg, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
54.6km (33.9 miles) Bradley Mine, Town of Tuxedo, Orange Co., New York, USA
64.0km (39.8 miles) Interstate 95 and George Washington Bridge Lower Level roadcut, Fort Lee, Bergen Co., New Jersey, USA
95.3km (59.2 miles) Tilly Foster Iron Mine, Brewster, Town of Southeast, Putnam Co., New York, USA
 
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