Rosasite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1908
     
 Formula: (Cu,Zn)2(CO3)(OH)2
 Essential Elements: Carbon, Copper, Hydrogen, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Carbon, Copper, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Zinc
     
 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   Rosasite

     
 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.624

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.74


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 35, No. 2 - Fall 1994, pg. 21A Complex Base-Metal Assemblage From the Sterling Mine New Jersey - Rosasite
View IssueV. 13, No. 1 - February 1972, pg. 9Franklin Mineral Notes - Rosasite
     
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