Marialite





 Location Found: Franklin
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1866
     
 Formula: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
 Essential Elements: Aluminum, Chlorine, Oxygen, Silicon, Sodium
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Chlorine, Oxygen, Silicon, Sodium
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: Orange, moderate brightness
 Longwave UV light: Pink
     
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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.512


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 58, No. 1 - Spring 2017, pg. 13Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 2, Richard C. Bostwick - Marialite
View IssueV. 33, No. 2 - Fall 1992, pg. 11The Check List of Franklin-Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Marialite (Fluorescent Info)
View IssueV. 31, No. 2 - Fall 1990, pg. 3Notes from the Laboratory & Changes to the List of Species From Franklin and Sterling Hill, Pete J. Dunn, John L. Baum, Marialite
     
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