Canavesite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1977
     
 Formula: Mg2(HBO3)(CO3) · 5H2O
 Essential Elements: Boron, Carbon, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Boron, Carbon, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen
     
 IMA Status: Approved 1977
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Mid wave UV light: Moderately bright cream
 Longwave UV light: Moderately bright cream
 Additional Information: Phosphoresces moderately bright cream
     
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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.619


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 57, No. 2 - Fall 2016, pg. 14Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 1, Richard C. Bostwick - Canavesite
View IssueV. 33, No. 2 - Fall 1992, pg. 10The Check List of Franklin-Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Canavesite (Fluorescent Info)
     
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