Hercynite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1847
     
 Formula: Fe2+Al2O4
 Essential Elements: Aluminum, Iron, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Iron, Oxygen
     
 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.581


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 27 No. 2 - Fall 1986, pg. 6Minerals of the Franklin Quarry, Philip P. Betancourt, Hercynite
View IssueV. 24 No. 2 - Fall 1983, pg. 9Mineral Notes Recent Discoveries, Hercynite
     
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