Larsenite





 Location Found: Franklin (Type Locality)
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1928
     
 Formula: PbZnSiO4
 Essential Elements: Lead, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Lead, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
     
 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.381

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.64


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 33, No. 1 - Spring 1992, pg. 21The Lead Silicate Minerals of Franklin, New Jersey: an SEM Survey, Herb Yeates, Larsenite
View IssueV. 28, No. 1 - Spring 1987, pg. 23Mineral Notes Research Reports, The Esperite Assemblage, Larsenite
View IssueV. 10, No. 1 - February 1969, pg. 12Additional Mineral Notes - Larsenite (Short Note)
View IssueV. 9, No. 1 - February 1968, pg. 6Mineralogical Data - Barysilite and Larsenite
View IssueV. 9, No. 1 - February 1968, pg. 14The Exclusive Minerals of Franklin/Ogdensburg, N.J. (as of January 1968) by Frank Z. Edwards - Larsenite
View IssueV. 7, No. 2 - August 1966, pg. 2Larsenite
     
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