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Fluor-uvite from
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Fluor-uvite
Formula:CaMg3(Al5Mg)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Habit:Crystals show first and second order prism and first and second order trigonal pyramids. The crystal habit is equant to only slightly elongated along "c". Oftentimes, the crystals are asymmetrical.
Colour:Full range of light to dark greens including olive green and brownish green through greenish brown.
Luminescent properties:Orange yellow in short wave ultraviolet
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Valid - Type Locality
References
References:Dunn, P. J., Appleman, D., Nelen, J., and Norberg, J. 1977, Uvite, a New (Old) Common Member of the Tourmaline Group and Its Implications for Collections, Mineralogical Record, v. 8, p. 100-108.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluor-uvite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Fluor-uvite
0.4km (0.3 miles) Franklin Iron Company Quarry (Pistol Range Quarry; Rifle Range Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
0.8km (0.5 miles) Furnace Quarry, Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
0.9km (0.5 miles) Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
1.1km (0.7 miles) Fowler Quarry (Nichol Quarry; B. Nicoll Quarry; Nicoll Quarry; Nicol Quarry; Cellate Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
2.8km (1.7 miles) Franklin Quarry (Braens Quarry; Moses Bigelow Quarry; Farber Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
4.0km (2.5 miles) Passaic pit (Marshall Mine; Passaic Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
4.1km (2.6 miles) Noble pit (Lot #10 - Ogden Divisions; Noble Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) Hamburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
 
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