Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
 Formula: CaMg(CO3)2
 Essential Elements: Calcium, Carbon, Magnesium, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Calcium, Carbon, Magnesium, Oxygen
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: Moderately bright to very weak red
 Mid wave UV light: Moderate to very weak red
 Longwave UV light: Moderate to very weak red
 Additional Information: Phosphoresces moderately bright to very weak red, fluoresces weakest longwave
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Dolomite

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.616

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.54

The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 57, No. 2 - Fall 2016, pg. 16Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 1, Richard C. Bostwick - Dolomite
View IssueV. 41, No. 1 - Spring 2000, pg. 8Fluorescent Dolomite from Franklin and Sterling Hill Richard Bostwick
View IssueV. 29, No. 2 - Fall 1988, pg. 4The Buckwheat Dolomite Fissure Mineralization of Paleozoic Age
View IssueV. 27 No. 2 - Fall 1986, pg. 5Minerals of the Franklin Quarry, Philip P. Betancourt, Dolomite
View IssueV. 24 No. 2 - Fall 1983, pg. 13Minerals of the Buckwheat Dolomite Franklin, New Jersey, Dolomite (small description)

Dolomite from Franklin, NJ.  Non-fluorescent.
Dolomite from Franklin, NJ. Non-fluorescent. Photo by JVF.

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