Celestine





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1791
     
 Formula: SrSO4
 Essential Elements: Oxygen, Strontium, Sulfur
 All Elements in Formula: Oxygen, Strontium, Sulfur
     
 IMA Status: Approved
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: Cream, moderate brightness
 Mid wave UV light: Cream, moderate brightness
 Longwave UV light: Cream, moderate brightness
 Additional Information: Fluoresces best shortwave, phosphoresces 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.630

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.48


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 - Celestine
View IssueV. 35, No. 1 - Spring 1994, pg. 21Geology and Mineralogy of a Veinlet Assemblage Associated With Wollastonite-Bearing Rocks, Sterling Mine, Ogdensburg, New Jersey, Robert E. Jenkins II - Celestite
View IssueV. 33, No. 2 - Fall 1992, pg. 10The Check List of Franklin-Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Celestine (Fluorescent Info)
View IssueV. 18, No. 1 - March 1977, pg. 7Recent Mineral Occurances at Sterling Hill by Stephen Sanford - Celestite
View IssueV. 18, No. 1 - March 1977, pg. 22The Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, NJ by Richard C. Bostwick - Celestite
View IssueV. 7, No. 2 - August 1966, pg. 7The Minerals of Sterling Hill 1962-65 by Frank Z. Edwards - Celestite
     
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