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Winchite from
Buckwheat dump mineral collecting site, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Classification
Species:Winchite
Formula:☐{CaNa}{Mg4Al}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Comments:Winchite from the Buckwheat Dump collecting site was originally labeled "tremolite", although it had a purple gray color. RDS, XRD, and single crystal study demonstartes that it is a manganoan zincian winchite.
Confirmation
Validity:Confirmed
Confirmation Methods:SEM-EDS
References
References:Dr. Frank Craig
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Winchite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Buckwheat dump mineral collecting site, Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
 
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