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Mineral Species Found at Franklin and Sterling Hill, NJ

This list is current as of September 2008 and is revised annually by the Mineral List Committee of the Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society. 
Species unique to the Franklin-Sterling Hill area are in bold type.

A
Acanthite
Actinolite
Adamite
Adelite
Aegirine
Akrochordite
Albite
Allactite
Allanite-(Ce)
Alleghanyite
Almandine
Analcime
Anandite
Anatase
Andradite
Anglesite
Anhydrite
Annabergite
Anorthite
Anorthoclase
Antlerite
Apatite-(CaF)
Apophyllite-(KF)
Apophyllite-(KOH)
Aragonite
Arsenic
Arseniosiderite
Arsenopyrite
Atacamite
Augite
Aurichalcite
Aurorite
Austinite
Axinite-(Fe)
Axinite-(Mn)
Azurite

B
Bakerite
Bannisterite
Bariopharmacosiderite
Barylite
Barysilite
Baryte
Bassanite
Baumhauerite
Bementite
Berthierite
Bianchite
Biotite1
Birnessite
Bornite
Bostwickite
Brandtite
Breithauptite
Brochantite
Brookite
Brucite
Bultfonteinite
Bustamite

C
Cahnite
Calcite
Canavesite
Carrollite
Caryopilite
Celestine
Celsian
Cerussite
Chabazite-Ca
Chalcocite
Chalcophanite
Chalcopyrite
Chamosite
Charlesite
Chloritoid
Chlorophoenicite
Chondrodite
Chrysocolla
Chrysotile
Cianciulliite
Clinochlore
Clinoclase
Clinohedrite
Clinohumite
Clinozoisite
Clintonite
Conichalcite
Connellite
Copper
Corundum
Covellite
Cryptomelane
Cummingtonite
Cuprite
Cuprostibite
Cuspidine
Cyanotrichite

D
Datolite
Descloizite
Devilline
Digenite
Diopside
Djurleite
Dolomite
Domeykite
Dravite
Duftite
Dundasite
Dypingite

E
Edenite
Epidote
Epidote-(Pb)
Epsomite
Erythrite
Esperite
Euchroite
Eveite

F
Fayalite
Feitknechtite
Ferrimolybdite
Ferro-actinolite
Flinkite
Fluckite
Fluoborite
Fluorite
Fluoro-edenite
Forsterite
Fraipontite
Franklinfurnaceite

Franklinite
Franklinphilite

Friedelite

G
Gageite
Gahnite
Galena
Ganomalite
Ganophyllite
Genthelvite
Gersdorffite-P213
Gerstmannite
Glaucochroite
Glaucodot
Goethite
Gold
Goldmanite
Graeserite
Graphite
Greenockite
Grossular
Groutite
Grunérite
Guerinite
Gypsum

H
Haidingerite
Halotrichite
Hardystonite
Hastingsite
Hauckite
Hausmannite
Hawleyite
Hedenbergite
Hedyphane
Hellandite-(Y)
Hematite
Hemimorphite
Hendricksite
Hercynite
Hetaerolite
Heulandite-Na
Hexahydrite
Hodgkinsonite
Holdenite

Hübnerite
Humite
Hydrohetaerolite
Hydrotalcite
Hydroxyapophyllite
Hydrozincite

I
Illite
Ilmenite

J
Jacobsite
Jarosewichite
Jerrygibbsite
Johannsenite
Johnbaumite
Junitoite

K
Kaolinite
Kentrolite
Kittatinnyite
Kolicite

Köttigite
Kraisslite
Kutnahorite

L
Larsenite
Laumontite
Lawsonbauerite
Lead
Legrandite
Lennilenapeite
Leucophoenicite
Linarite
Liroconite
Lizardite
Löllingite
Loseyite

M
Magnesiohornblende
Magnesioriebeckite
Magnesiochlorophoenicite
Magnetite
Magnussonite
Malachite
Manganberzeliite
Manganhumite
Manganite
Manganocummingtonite
Manganohörnesite
Manganosite
Marcasite
Margarite
Margarosanite
Marialite
Marsturite
Mcallisterite
Mcgovernite
Meionite
Meta-ankoleite
Metalodèvite
Metazeunerite
Microcline
Mimetite
Minehillite
Molybdenite
Monazite-(Ce)
Monohydrocalcite
Mooreite
Muscovite

N
Nasonite
Natrolite
Nelenite
Neotocite
Newberyite
Niahite
Nickeline
Nontronite
Norbergite

O
Ogdensburgite
Ojuelaite
Orthoclase
Orthoserpierite
Otavite

P
Parabrandtite
Paragonite
Pararammelsbergite
Pararealgar
Parasymplesite
Pargasite
Pectolite
Pennantite
Petedunnite
Pharmacolite
Pharmacosiderite
Phlogopite
Picropharmacolite
Piemontite
Powellite
Prehnite
Pumpellyite-(Mg)
Pyrite
Pyroaurite
Pyrobelonite
Pyrochroite
Pyrophanite
Pyrosmalite-(Mn)
Pyroxmangite
Pyroxferroite
Pyrrhotite

Q
Quartz

R
Rammelsbergite
Realgar
Retzian-(La)
Retzian-(Nd)
Rhodochrosite
Rhodonite
Richterite
Roeblingite
Roméite
Rosasite
Rouaite
Roweite
Rutile

S
Safflorite
Samfowlerite
Sarkinite
Sauconite
Schallerite
Scheelite
Schorl
Sclarite
Scorodite
Seligmannite
Sepiolite
Serpierite
Siderite
Sillimannite
Silver
Sjögrenite
Skutterudite
Smithsonite
Sonolite
Spangolite
Spessartine
Sphalerite
Spinel
Starkeyite
Sterlinghillite
Stibnite
Stilbite-Ca
Stilbite-Na
Stipnomelane
Strontianite
Sulphur
Sussexite
Synadelphite
Synchysite-(Ce)

T
Talc
Tennantite
Tephroite
Tetrahedrite
Thomsonite-Ca
Thorite
Thortveitite
Thorutite
Tilasite
Titanite
Todorokite
Torreyite
Tremolite
Turneaureite

U
Uraninite
Uranophane-alpha
Uranospinite
Uvite

V
Vesuvianite
Villyaellenite

W
Wallkilldellite
Wawayandaite
Wendwilsonite
Willemite
Wollastonite
Woodruffite
Wulfenite
Wurtzite

X
Xonotlite

Y
Yeatmanite
Yukonite

Z
Zincite
Zinkenite
Zircon
Znucalite

1 Biotite is the name for a mineral series, not a species, but which member(s) of the biotite series occur(s) at Franklin & Sterling Hill is not yet known.

2 Illite is an accepted name for a series of minerals with a known range of compositions, but no end-member species within this series have yet been formally named or described.

Total Mineral Species     =     357
Total Unique to Area       =     28 (bold type)