Barylite





 Location Found: Franklin
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1876
     
 Formula: Be2Ba(Si2O7)
 Essential Elements: Barium, Beryllium, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Barium, Beryllium, Oxygen, Silicon
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: Moderately weak violet
 Additional Information: Brief phosphorescence, under modern filtered mercury-arc shortwave lamps, best seen under iron arc.
     
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 References:
Dunn, Pete J. (1995). Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey: the world's most magnificent mineral deposits. Franklin, NJ.: The Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society. p.407

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.44


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 57, No. 2 - Fall 2016, pg. 13Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 1, Richard C. Bostwick - Barylite
View IssueV. 34, No. 2 - Fall 1993, pg. 22The Fluorescence of Barylite From Franklin, New Jersey
View IssueV. 33, No. 2 - Fall 1992, pg. 10The Check List of Franklin-Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Barylite (Fluorescent Info)
View IssueV. 14, No. 1 - February 1973, pg. 10Mineral Notes - Barylite (small article)
View IssueV. 13, No. 2 - August 1972, pg. 11The Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin/Ogdensburg Area by Frank Z. Edwards - Barylite (Fluorescent Info)
View IssueV. 10, No. 1 - February 1969, pg. 8Harvard Research on Franklin Minerals - Barylite
View IssueV. 7, No. 1 - February 1966, pg. 9Barylite
View IssueV. 4, No. 1 - February 1963, pg. 5Barylite
View IssueV. 1, No. 2 - June 1960, pg. 11Barylite (small article)
     
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