Muscovite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
     
 Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
 Essential Elements: Aluminum, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Potassium, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Potassium, Silicon
     
 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.465

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.69


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 27 No. 2 - Fall 1986, pg. 7Minerals of the Franklin Quarry, Philip P. Betancourt, Muscovite
View IssueV. 26, Combined Issue 1985, pg. 11Mineral Notes Research Reports, Barian Muscovite
View IssueV. 24 No. 2 - Fall 1983, pg. 15Minerals of the Buckwheat Dolomite Franklin, New Jersey, Muscovite (small description)
     
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