Fluorapophyllite-(K)





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
     
 Formula: KCa4(Si8O20)(F,OH) · 8H2O
 Essential Elements: Calcium, Fluorine, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Potassium, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Calcium, Fluorine, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Potassium, Silicon
     
 IMA Status: Approved 1976
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: Weak white
 Additional Information: Phosphoresces weak white
     
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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.492. 'Fluorapophyllite'


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 57, No. 2 - Fall 2016, pg. 18Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 1, Richard C. Bostwick - Fluorapophyllite-(K)
View IssueV. 34, No. 2 - Fall 1993, pg. 13Recent Mineral Finds From The Sterling Mine Ogdensburg, New Jersey - Fluorapophyllite
View IssueV. 33, No. 2 - Fall 1992, pg. 10The Check List of Franklin-Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Fluorapophyllite (Fluorescent Info)
View IssueV. 30, No. 1 - Spring 1989, pg. 8The Epidote-Pyroxene-Fluorapophyllite Assemblage in the Franklin Mine at Franklin, New Jersey, Philip P. Betancourt, Fluorapophyllite (small description)
     
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