Petedunnite





 Location Found: Franklin (Type Locality)
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1983
     
 Formula: Ca(Zn,Mn2+,Mg,Fe2+)Si2O6
 Essential Elements: Calcium, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
     
 IMA Status: Approved 1983
     
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Petedunnite

     
 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.435


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 59, No. 2 - Fall 2018, pg. 13Memories of Petedunnite
View IssueV. 47, Combined Issue 2006, pg. 29Observable Genthelvite in the Petedunnite Assemblage From Franklin, NJ. (Paragraph about Petedunnite starts at the bottom of pg. 29)
View IssueV. 28, No. 2 - Fall 1987, pg. 14New To Science Petedunnite (small article)
View IssueV. 28, No. 1 - Spring 1987, pg. 3From the Laboratory, Dr. Pete J. Dunn, John L. Baum, Petedunnite
     
Images

     
Petedunnite, microcline feldspar, quartz, franklinite, Talylor Road Dump Frankln
Petedunnite (green daylight mineral) in microcline feldspar, with quartz and franklinite from Talylor Road Dump, Franklin. Non-fluorescent. Photo by WP.


Petedunnite, willemite, microcline, calcite, hematite and quartz from Buckwheat Dump, Franklin, NJPetedunnite, willemite, microcline, calcite, hematite and quartz from Buckwheat Dump, Franklin, NJ under shortwave UV Light
Petedunnite (light green, dark green), numerous tiny spots of exsolution willemite, microcline (gray), calcite (white), hematite (red) and quartz (clear) from Buckwheat Dump, Franklin, NJ. 8" x 4 3/4". From the collection of, and photo by JVF.
Petedunnite, willemite, microcline, calcite, hematite and quartz from Buckwheat Dump, Franklin, NJ under shortwave UV light. The willemite fluoresces green, calcite orange-red, the petedunnite, microcline, hematite and quartz are non-fluorescent. 8" x 4 3/4". From the collection of, and photo by JVF.







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