Fayalite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1840
     
 Formula: Fe22+SiO4
 Essential Elements: Iron, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Iron, Oxygen, Silicon
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Fayalite

     
 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.335


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 9, No. 1 - February 1968, pg. 16The Exclusive Minerals of Franklin/Ogdensburg, N.J. (as of January 1968) by Frank Z. Edwards - Roepperite (A variety of Fayalite)
     
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