Stilbite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 Mineral Note: This name now refers to the minerals Stilbite-Ca and Stilbite-Na.
     
 Formula: (Na9,NaCa4)(Si27Al9)O72 · 28H2O
 Essential Elements: Aluminum, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Silicon, Sodium
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Calcium, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Silicon, Sodium
     
 IMA Status:
     
     
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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.514

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.78


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 30, No. 1 - Spring 1989, pg. 9The Epidote-Pyroxene-Fluorapophyllite Assemblage in the Franklin Mine at Franklin, New Jersey, Philip P. Betancourt, Stilbite (small description)
View IssueV. 11, No. 2 - August 1970, pg. 3Mineral Information - Heulandite and Stilbite From Franklin N.J. by William C. Casperson
     
Images

     
Stilbite crystal sprays on calcite matrix from Sterling Hill Mine, NJ.
Stilbite crystal sprays on calcite matrix from Sterling Hill Mine, NJ. From the collection of, and photo by JVF.


Stilbite crystals on calcite matrix from Sterling Hill Mine, NJ
Stilbite crystals (light beige) on calcite matrix from Sterling Hill Mine, NJ. 1 3/4" x 1 1/2". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.


Stilbite crystals and epidote from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ
Stilbite crystals (white to light yellow) and epidote (green) from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ. Field of view 1 3/8". From the collection of JVF, photo by WP.







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