Picropharmacolite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1819
     
 Formula: Ca4Mg(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 11H2O
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Calcium, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Calcium, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: White
 Mid wave UV light: White
 Longwave UV light: White
 Additional Information: Phosphoresces white
     
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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.677


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 58, No. 1 - Spring 2017, pg. 15Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 2, Richard C. Bostwick - Picropharmacolite
View IssueV. 33, No. 2 - Fall 1992, pg. 11The Check List of Franklin-Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Picropharmacolite (Fluorescent Info)
View IssueV. 20, No. 2 - September 1979, pg. 7Contributions to the Mineralogy of Franklin and Sterling Hill New Jersey, Picropharmacolite (small article)
     
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