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Pyrosmalite-(Mn) from
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Mineral Species
Species:Pyrosmalite-(Mn)
Formula:Mn2+8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Description
Type Locality:Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA is the type locality for Pyrosmalite-(Mn)
Comments:Occurs as a seam and fracture filling.
Habit:Massive
Colour:Red-brown, brown
Luminescent properties:None
Quality of samples:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Rarity at site:Common
Special Storage/
Display Requirements:
None.
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Frondel, C. & Bauer, : Am.Min.:38:755-760 (1953); Parker, F. J. & Guy, R.E.: The Picking Table:31(1):6-9 (1990); Dunn(1995):Pt4:478.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite1 photo of Pyrosmalite-(Mn) associated with Calcite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Pyrosmalite-(Mn) data
Locality Data:Click here to view Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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