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Franklin Mine

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USA / New Jersey / Sussex Co. / Franklin Mining District / Franklin / Franklin Mine

Exposure description

Zuerst war der Parker-Schacht der Förderschacht, der dann bei einer Erweiterung durch den Palmer-Schacht ersetzt wurde. Stollen. (aufgelassen seit Mitte der 50er Jahre.)

Geology

Spätkambrischer Franklin-Marmor, der einer intensiven Metamorphose zum Sillimanit-Grad unterworfen wurde. Wird auch als Skarn bezeichnet. Kalksilikat-Lagen, wahllos in den Erzkörper eingeschaltet.

Zuerst Abbau vom Magnetit als Eisengrube. Dann als Zinkgrube.

GPS Coordinates

Franklin Mine Hill



Franklin Mine Hill

WGS 84: 
Lat.: 41.11555556° N, 
Long: 74.5875° W
WGS 84: 
Lat.: 41° 6' 56" N,
   Long: 74° 35' 15" W
Local weather information, Macrostrat geological map

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⚒ Franklin, Franklin, Franklin Mining, Sussex Co., New Jersey, US
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Detailed Description

1898 wurden alle anderen Minen konsolidiert zur Franklin Mine.

Mineral images (62 Images total)

Hendricksit
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Hendricksit
Größe: 70x50 mm; Fundort: Franklin Mine, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Copyright: Paul Bongaerts; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: USA/New Jersey/Sussex Co./Franklin Mining District/Franklin/Franklin Mine
Mineral: Hendricksite
Image: 1264074108
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Hendricksit

Größe: 70x50 mm; Fundort: Franklin Mine, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Copyright: Paul Bongaerts
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-21
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Molybdänit
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Molybdänit
Größe: 78x66 mm; Fundort: Buckwheat Pit, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Copyright: Rock Currier; Contribution: slugslayer
Collection: Lane Gersmann
Location: USA/New Jersey/Sussex Co./Franklin Mining District/Franklin/Franklin Mine/Buckwheat Pit (Southwest Opening, Buckwheat Mine)
Mineral: Molybdenite
Image: 1323962825
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Molybdänit

Größe: 78x66 mm; Fundort: Buckwheat Pit, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Collection: Lane Gersmann
Copyright: Rock Currier
Contribution: slugslayer 2011-12-15
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Sphalerit
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Sphalerit
Kristallgrße: 4 mm, Fundort: Buckwheat Pit, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Copyright: Public Domain; Contribution: thdun5
Location: USA/New Jersey/Sussex Co./Franklin Mining District/Franklin/Franklin Mine/Buckwheat Pit (Southwest Opening, Buckwheat Mine)
Mineral: Sphalerite
Image: 1344883196
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Sphalerit

Kristallgrße: 4 mm, Fundort: Buckwheat Pit, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Copyright: Public Domain
Contribution: thdun5 2012-08-13
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Minerals (Count: 222)

Rocks (Count: 7)

Subsidiary Pages

Reference- and Source indication, Literature

Literatur:

  • Brush (1868). Sussexit. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Phillips (1910). Gageit. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Pfeifer, W. (1951). Die Franklin-Zinkgruben und ihre Mineralien. Aufschluss, Jg.2, Nr.9, S.134-36.
  • Pfeifer, W. (1952). Mineralien aus dem Franklin-Distrikt in USA. Aufschluss, Jg.3, Nr.11, S.172.
  • Smith, Frondel (1968). Bannisterit. Min. Mag. 36, 893. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Mücke, A. (1970). Orientierte Verwachsung von Zinkit mit Hämatit. Aufschluss, Jg.21, Nr.2, S.92-94.
  • Cook, D.K. (1973). Recent Work on the Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey. Min. Rec., Vol.4, H.2, S.62-66.
  • Neubauer, D. & Skov, E.R. (1975). Paterson und Franklin, N.J., USA - Zwei berühmte Mineralfundorte heute. Aufschluss, Jg.26, Nr.3, S.147.
  • Peacor, D.R., Dunn, P.J. & Sturman,B.D. (1978). Marsturite, Mn3CaNaHSi5O15, a new mineral of the nambulite group from Franklin, New Jersey. Amer. Min., Vol.63, S.1187-89. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Dunn, P.J. (1979). Ganomalite from Franklin, New Jersey. Min. Rec., Vol.10, H.1, S.47-48.
  • Dunn, P.J. (1979). Contributions to the Mineralogy of Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey. .Min. Rec., Vol.10, H.3, S.160-65.
  • Wilson, W.E. (1979). Abstracts of New Mineral Descriptions: Marsturit. Min. Rec., Vol.10, H.4, S.247-48.
  • Dunn, P.J., Peacor, D.R., & Newberry, N. (1980). Johnbaumite, a new member of the apatite group from Franklin, New Jersey. Amer. Min., Vol.65, S.1143-45. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Fehr, T. (1981). Neue Mineralien: Johnbaumit. Lapis, Jg.6, Nr.12, S.28-32.
  • Lapis Red. (1982). Auslese Mg-Chlorophoenicitfund. Lapis, Jg.7, Nr.6, S.18.
  • Dunn, P.J. & Bostwick, R.C. (1982). Hodgkinsonite from Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey: a Review. Min. Rec., Vol.13, H.4, S.229-32.
  • Kozykowski, B.T. (1982). An Introduction to the Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey, Mineral Deposits. Rocks & Min., Vol.57, H.5, S.188-89.
  • Jones, Jr., R.W. (1982). Franklin, Fluorescent Mineral Capital of the World. Rocks & Min., Vol.57, H.5, S.190-94.
  • Betancourt, P.P. (1982). Franklinite from Franklin, New Jersey. Rocks & Min., Vol.57, H.5, S.195.
  • Bostwick, R.C. (1982). A Brief Review of Mineral Fluorescence at Franklin and Sterling Hill. Rocks & Min., Vol.57, H.5, S.196-201.
  • Baum, J.L. (1982). Mineral Species - Reported from the Franklin-Sterling Hill, New Jersey, Area. Rocks & Min., Vol.57, H.5, S.202-03.
  • Kraissl, A.L. (1982). Micromounts from the Franklin-Sterling Hill Area. Rocks & Minerals, Vol.57, H.5, S.207.
  • Cianciulli, J. (1982). Mineral Species First Described from Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey. Rocks & Min., Vol.57, H.5, S.208-17.
  • Dunn, P.J., Peacor, D.R., Leavens, P.B. & Baum, J.L. (1983). Charlesite, a new mineral of the ettringite group, from Franklin, New Jersey. Amer. Min., Vol.68, S.1033-37. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Fehr, T. (1983). Neue Mineralien: Jarosewichit. Lapis, Jg.8, Nr.2, S.28.
  • Dunn, P.J. (1983). Pyrobelonite from Franklin, New Jersey. Min. Rec., Vol.14, H.3, S.203-04. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Dunn, P.J. (1983). Allactite from Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey. Min. Rec., Vol.14, H.4, S.251-52. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Dunn, P.J. & Cianciulli, J. (1984). Neue Minerale von Franklin und Sterling Hill, New Jersey, USA. Aufschluss, Jg.35, Nr.3, S.77-91.
  • Dunn,P.J., Peacor, D.R., Simmons, W.B. & Essene, E.J. (1984). Jerrygibbsite, a new polymorph of Mn9(SiO4)4(OH)2 from Franklin, New Jersey, with new data on leucophoenicite. Amer. Min., Vol.69, S.546-52. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Dunn, P.J., Peacor, D.R. & Simmons, W.B. (1984). Lennilenapeite, the Mg-analogue of stilpnomelane, and chemical data on other stilpnomelane species from Franklin, New Jersey. Can. Min., Vol.22, S.259-63. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Dunn, Peacor, Leavens, Wicks (1984). Minehillit. Amer. Min. 69, 1150. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Fehr, T. (1984). Neue Mineralien: Charlesit. Lapis, Jg.9, Nr.2, S.28.
  • Lapis Red. (1984). Titelfoto: Calcit ,Willemit, Franklinit (UV). Lapis, Jg.9, Nr.11, S.1
  • Hochleitner, R. (1984). Franklin / New Jersey - die Weltfundstelle für UV-Mineralien. Lapis, Jg.9, Nr.11, S.18.
  • Fehr, T. (1985). Neue Mineralien: Lennilenapeit. Lapis, Jg.10, Nr.3, S.24.
  • Robbins, M. (1985). Fluorescent Forum - Franklin's Fluorescent Minerals Can They Be Found Elsewhere? Rocks & Min., Vol.60, H.5, S.235-44.
  • Dunn, P.J. & Leavens, P.B. (1986). Marsturite epitaxial on rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey. Min. Rec., Vol.17, H.2, S.123-25.
  • Dunn, P.J. (1986). A new zinc magnesium carbonate and data for other unnamed species from Franklin and Sterling Hill, New Jersey. Min. Rec., Vol.17, H.2, S.126-27.
  • Fehr, T. (1988). Neue Mineralien: Petedunnit. Lapis, Jg.13, Nr.2, S.34.
  • Bostwick, R.C. (1988). What's New in Minerals? - Displays at the 1987 Franklin-Sterling Mineral Exhibit. Min. Rec., Vol.19, H.4, S.273-75.
  • Dunn, Peacor, Grice, Wicks, Chi (1990). Wawayandait. Amer. Min. 75, 405. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Fehr, T. (1991). Neue Mineralien: Wawayandait. Lapis, Jg.16, Nr.4, S.40.
  • Yeates, H. (1991). The Lead Silicate Minerals of Franklin, New Jersey: An SEM Survey. Min. Rec., Vol.22, H.4, S.273-78.
  • Dunn, Grice, Criddle, Stanley (1991). Cianciulliit. Amer. Min. 76, 1708. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Moore, P.B. (1992). 18th Rochester Miner. Symp. - Primary Borates in the Franklin Marble. Rocks & Minerals, Vol.67, H.2, S.117.
  • Hölzel, A. (1992). Alle neuen Mineralien '91 auf einen Blick: Cianciulliit. Min.-Welt, Jg.3, Nr.4, S.14-15.
  • Weiß, S. (1993). Neue Mineralien: Cianciulliit. Lapis, Jg.18, Nr.3, S.23.
  • Rouse, Peacor, Dunn, Su, Chi, Yeates (1994). Samfowlerit. Can. Min. 32, 43. (Typ-Publ.)
  • Weiß, S. (1995). Neue Mineralien: Samfowlerit. Lapis, Jg.20, Nr.5, S.44.
  • Cianciulli, J. (2004): Grunerite now added to the Franklin-Sterling Hill mineral list, Mineral News: 20(10): 1-3.
  • Nikischer, T. and Orosz, J. (2007): Lunar Mineral Found at Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey. Mineral News: 23(8): 1, 2, 9, 14.

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) 85i-iRCpvk6sqsQW0U7K5g
GUID (Global unique identifier) 89BE98F3-A910-4EBE-ACAA-C416D14ECAE6
Database ID 5085