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TitleNorbergite with calcite from Franklin, New Jersey
DescriptionThe white mineral in this sample is calcite, CaCO3. The darker brown-red mineral is norbergite, Mg3SiO4(F, OH)2, a mineral that is a member of the humite group. This sample is from Franklin, New Jersey, a world famous locality that has produced many spectacular mineral species. This sample is about 3.5 cm across.
LocationUSA ▹ New Jersey ▹ Sussex. Near Franklin.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2001-03-26.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #1221.
Key wordsnorbergite, New Jersey
Tech details316 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number249