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Fluor-uvite from
Franklin Quarry (Braens Quarry; Moses Bigelow Quarry; Farber Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA

Locality type:Quarry
Classification
Species:Fluor-uvite
Formula:CaMg3(Al5Mg)(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
Habit:First and second order prisms and first and second order trigonal pyramids. Crystals are generally equant to only slightly elongated along "c".
Colour:Full range of light to dark green shades 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 (1977); IMA tourmaline revision
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Fluor-uvite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Franklin Quarry (Braens Quarry; Moses Bigelow Quarry; Farber Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Fluor-uvite
1.2km (0.7 miles) Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
1.3km (0.8 miles) Passaic pit (Marshall Mine; Passaic Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
1.4km (0.8 miles) Noble pit (Lot #10 - Ogden Divisions; Noble Mine), Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
1.6km (1.0 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
2.0km (1.2 miles) Furnace Quarry, Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) Franklin Iron Company Quarry (Pistol Range Quarry; Rifle Range Quarry), Franklin Marble, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
2.8km (1.7 miles) Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
7.0km (4.3 miles) Hamburg, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
 
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