Fluor-uvite





 Location Found: Franklin (Type Locality) and Ogdensburg
     
 Mineral Note: The species uvite found in earlier Franklin Mineral Lists has been redefined by the IMA (2011) into two species, fluorine-dominant refers to fluor-uvite
 Year Discovered: 1929
     
 Formula: Ca(Mg3)MgAl5(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3F
 Essential Elements: Aluminum, Boron, Calcium, Fluorine, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Boron, Calcium, Fluorine, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen, Silicon
     
 IMA Status: Approved 2010
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: Moderately bright to weak orange-yellow
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Fluor-uvite

     
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 - Fluor-uvite
View IssueV. 45, No. 1 - Spring 2004, pg. 14The Art of Fluorescent Mineral Photography, With Special Attention to the Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill Photographing the More Popular Franklin and Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Uvite
View IssueV. 33, No. 2 - Fall 1992, pg. 11The Check List of Franklin-Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Uvite (Fluorescent Info)
View IssueV. 27 No. 2 - Fall 1986, pg. 10Minerals of the Franklin Quarry, Philip P. Betancourt, Tourmaline Group (uvite and/or dravite)
View IssueV. 21, No. 1 - March 1980, pg. 8Mineral Notes Research Reports, Uvite
     
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