Realgar





 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

     
 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.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
     
Images

     
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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