Löllingite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
     
 Formula: FeAs2
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Iron
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Iron
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Löllingite

     
 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.545. 'Loellingite'

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.65


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 41, No. 1 - Spring 2000, pg. 14A Scheelite-bearing Assemblage From Franklin, New Jersey By Robert E. Jenkins II - Löllingite (Small Description)
View IssueV. 31, No. 1 - Spring 1990, pg. 3Breithauptite From The Nickel-Arsenide Assemblage at Franklin, New Jersey, Löllingite (small description)
View IssueV. 10, No. 2 - August 1969, pg. 9Mineral Notes - Loellingite
View IssueV. 7, No. 2 - August 1966, pg. 10The Minerals of Sterling Hill 1962-65 by Frank Z. Edwards - Lollingite
     
Images

     
Silver metallic löllingite with calcite Sterling Hill Mine
Silver metallic löllingite mineral, Sterling Hill Mine, near Franklin NJ. Photo by JVF


Löllingite on franklinite from Franklin, NJ
Löllingite (silver) on franklinite (black) from Franklin New Jersey. 2 1/2" x 1 1/2". From the collection of Zack and Ralph Bonard, photo by WP.







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