Schorl





 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 
     
 Formula: Na(Fe32+)Al6(Si6O18)(BO3)3(OH)3(OH)
 Essential Elements: Aluminum, Boron, Hydrogen, Iron, Oxygen, Silicon, Sodium
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Boron, Hydrogen, Iron, Oxygen, Silicon, Sodium
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered" 1524
     
     
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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.425


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 21, No. 1 - March 1980, pg. 8Mineral Notes Research Reports, Uvite
     
Images

     
Schorl in quartz from the Sterling Hill Mine, NJ.
Schorl (black) in quartz from the Sterling Hill Mine, NJ, field of view about 2.5 cm. Photo by WP.







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