Metalodevite, a zinc uranium arsenate hydrate mineral, was listed from Sterling Hill by Parker and Troy (1982) and verified by [Dunn]. It occurs as 1-2 mm, platy, rectangular, subvitreous to pearly-lustered, bright yellow crystals in vugs in a stark white, deeply corroded, vuggy carbonate vein from the 340 level at Sterling Hill. Partial analyses indicate some substitution of Mn, with Zn:Mn approximately 3:1. Metalodevite fluoresces a very weak pale-green color in shortwave ultraviolet (pers. comm , R. C. Bostwick). X-ray and chemical methods are suggested for verification. Metalodevite has not been reported from Franklin. (Dunn, 1995)

 Location Found: Ogdensburg
 Year Discovered: 1972
 Formula: Zn(UO2)2(AsO4)2 · 10H2O
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Uranium, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Uranium, Zinc
 IMA Status: Approved
Fluorescent Mineral Properties

 Shortwave UV light: Green rare
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Metalodèvite

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.674

The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 58, No. 1 - Spring 2017, pg. 13Fluorescent Minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, N.J., Part 2, Richard C. Bostwick - Metalodevite
View IssueV. 33, No. 2 - Fall 1992, pg. 11The Check List of Franklin-Sterling Hill Fluorescent Minerals - Metalodevite (Fluorescent Info)
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