Barysilite





 Location Found: Franklin
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1888
     
 Formula: Pb8Mn2+[Si2O7]3
 Essential Elements: Lead, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Lead, Manganese, 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   Barysilite

     
 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.408

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.44


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 33, No. 1 - Spring 1992, pg. 18The Lead Silicate Minerals of Franklin, New Jersey: an SEM Survey, Herb Yeates, Barysilite
View IssueV. 28, No. 1 - Spring 1987, pg. 24Mineral Notes Research Reports, The Margarosanite Assemblage, Barysilite
View IssueV. 16, No. 1 - February 1975, pg. 8Mineral Notes - Barysilite (small article)
View IssueV. 10, No. 2 - August 1969, pg. 8Mineral Notes - Barysilite
View IssueV. 9, No. 1 - February 1968, pg. 6Mineralogical Data - Barysilite and Larsenite
View IssueV. 9, No. 1 - February 1968, pg. 10Mineralogical Data - Barysilite
View IssueV. 6, No. 1 - February 1965, pg. 8Barysilite
View IssueV. 4, No. 1 - February 1963, pg. 7Barysilite
     
Images

     
Barysillite coating, andradite garnet, minor franklinite and willemite from Franklin, NJ
Barysillite coating (light pinkish tan), andradite garnet (brown), minor franklinite (black) and willemite (gray) from Franklin, NJ. From the collection of, and photo by JVF.


Barysilite, franklinite, andradite garnet and willemite from Franklin, NJ
Barysilite (pink coating), franklinite (black), andradite garnet (brown) and willemite (light green, pink, white) from Franklin, NJ. 3 7/8" x 2 7/8". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.


Platy barysilite, hendricksite mica, minor willemite and franklinite from Franklin, NJ.
Platy barysilite (pink), hendricksite mica (brown), minor willemite (tan) and franklinite (black) from Franklin, NJ. 1 5/8 " x 1 1/4". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.







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