Svabite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
     
 Formula: Ca5(AsO4)3F
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Calcium, Fluorine, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Calcium, Fluorine, Oxygen
     
 IMA Status: Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
     
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: Orange
 Mid wave UV light: Weak orange
     
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The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 61, No. 2 – Fall 2020, pg. 13Minerals of the Apatite Supergroup at Franklin and Sterling Hill, With Historical Notes, Earl R. Verbeek and Richard C. Bostwick (Long article, svabite details pg 26)
V. 58, No. 1 - Spring 2017, pg. 19Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 2, Richard C. Bostwick - Svabite
     
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