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 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
     
 Formula: ZnCO3
 Essential Elements: Carbon, Oxygen, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Carbon, Oxygen, Zinc
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: Fairly weak pale yellow
 Mid wave UV light: Fairly weak pale yellow
 Longwave UV light: Fairly weak pale yellow
 Additional Information: Phosphoresces fairly weak pale yellow
     
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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.615

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.76


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 58, No. 1 - Spring 2017, pg. 17Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 2, Richard C. Bostwick - Smithsonite
View IssueV. 33, No. 2 - Fall 1992, pg. 11The Check List of Franklin-Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Smithsonite (Fluorescent Info)
View IssueV. 24 No. 2 - Fall 1983, pg. 17Minerals of the Buckwheat Dolomite Franklin, New Jersey, Smithsonite (small description)
View IssueV. 18, No. 2 - September 1977, pg. 18The Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, NJ by Richard C. Bostwick - Smithsonite
View IssueV. 13, No. 2 - August 1972, pg. 13The Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin/Ogdensburg Area by Frank Z. Edwards - Smithsonite (Fluorescent Info)
     
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