Copper





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
     
 Formula: Cu
 Essential Elements: Copper
 All Elements in Formula: Copper
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
     
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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.520

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.52


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 42, No. 1 - Spring/Fall 2001, pg. 25A Classic Native Copper From Franklin, New Jersey by John L. Baum
View IssueV. 19, No. 2 - September 1978, pg. 6Recent Mineral Occurrences at Sterling Hill by Stephen Sanford - Native Copper Crystals (small article)
View IssueV. 16, No. 1 - February 1975, pg. 9Mineral Notes - Native Copper
     
Images

     
Copper, willemite and calcite  from Franklin, NJ.Copper, willemite and calcite  from Franklin, NJ. under shortwave UV Light
Copper, willemite (green, white) and calcite (white) from Franklin, NJ. 5" x 4". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.
Copper, willemite and calcite from Franklin, NJ under shortwave UV light. The willemite fluoresces green and the calcite red, copper is non-fluorescent. 5" x 4". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.


Copper, willemite, franklinite and minor zincite from Franklin from Franklin, NJCopper, willemite, franklinite and minor zincite from Franklin from Franklin, NJ under shortwave UV Light
Copper, willemite (light green), franklinite (black) and minor zincite (red-brown) from Franklin, NJ. 4 1/4" x 2 1/8". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.
Copper, willemite, franklinite and minor zincite from Franklin from Franklin, NJ under shortwave UV light. The willemite fluoresces green, the copper, franklinite and zincite are non-fluorescent. 4 1/4" x 2 1/8". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.


Copper, willemite, franklinite and gemmy hodgkinsonite from Franklin, NJCopper, willemite, franklinite and gemmy hodgkinsonite from Franklin, NJ under shortwave UV Light
Copper, willemite (white to light green, gemmy), franklinite (black) and gemmy hodgkinsonite (purple) from Franklin, NJ. 2" x 1 1/2". From the collection of, and photo by WP.
Copper, willemite, franklinite and gemmy hodgkinsonite from Franklin, NJ under shortwave UV light. The willemite fluoresces green, the copper, franklinite and hodgkinsonite are non-fluorescent. 2" x 1 1/2". From the collection of, and photo by WP.







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