Bakerite





 Location Found: Franklin
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1903
     
 Formula: Ca4(H5B5Si3O20)
 Essential Elements: Boron, Calcium, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Boron, Calcium, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Silicon
     
 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   Bakerite

     
 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.363


     
Images

     
Bakerite, axinite-(Mn) and rhodonite from Franklin, NJ.
Bakerite (dark gray spherules), axinite-(Mn) (golden tan) and rhodonite (pink) from Franklin, NJ. Field of view 3/4". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.







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