Yukonite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1913
     
 Formula: Ca3Fe3+(AsO4)2(OH)3 · 5H2O
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Calcium, Hydrogen, Iron, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Calcium, Hydrogen, Iron, Oxygen
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
     
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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.685


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 23 No. 2 - Fall 1982, pg. 5Mineral Notes Research Reports, Yukonite
     
Images

     
Yukonite, k├Âttigite, franklinite and calcite from Sterling Hill Mine, NJ
Yukonite (reddish-brown), köttigite (blue-gray), franklinite (black) and calcite (white) from Sterling Hill Mine, NJ. 3" x 2 1/8". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.


Yukonite, calcite and franklinite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ
Yukonite (brown), calcite (white, tan) and franklinite (black) from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ. 2 7/8" x 1 3/4". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.







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