Pyromorphite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 Mineral Note: Possibly phosphohedyphane or a related species; more detailed analysis required.
 Year Discovered: 1813
     
 Formula: Pb5(PO4)3Cl
 Essential Elements: Chlorine, Lead, Oxygen, Phosphorus
 All Elements in Formula: Chlorine, Lead, Oxygen, Phosphorus
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Mid wave UV light: Weak orange
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Pyromorphite

     
 References:
Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.72


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 58, No. 1 - Spring 2017, pg. 16Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 2, Richard C. Bostwick - Pyromorphite
     
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