Lead





 Location Found: Franklin
     
 
     
 Formula: Pb
 Essential Elements: Lead
 All Elements in Formula: Lead
     
 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   Lead

     
 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.522

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


     
Images

     
Lead vein, calcite, and garnet from Franklin, NJ.
Lead vein (gray), calcite (beige, pink-tan), and garnet (brown, dark green) from Franklin, NJ. 4" x 2". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.







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