Location Found: Ogdensburg
 Formula: As4S4
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Sulfur
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Sulfur
 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   Realgar

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.552

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.73

The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 34, No. 2 - Fall 1993, pg. 14Recent Mineral Finds From The Sterling Mine Ogdensburg, New Jersey - Arsenic-Bearing Minerals
View IssueV. 19, No. 2 - September 1978, pg. 5Recent Mineral Occurrences at Sterling Hill by Stephen Sanford - Realgar (small article)
View IssueV. 17, No. 2 - September 1976, pg. 7The Post Palache Minerals - Realgar

Realgar on calcite Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg NJ
Realgar (red) on calcite from east branch of west limb, 800 to 900 ft level Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg NJ. Non-fluorescent, field of view about 3/4". (18 mm). From the collection of, and photo by WP.

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