Bostwickite





 Location Found: Franklin (Type Locality), unique to Franklin/Ogdensburg area
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1983
     
 Formula: CaMn6Si3O16 · 7H2O
 Essential Elements: Calcium, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Calcium, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon
     
 IMA Status: Approved 1983
     
     
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 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.515


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 25 No. 1 - Spring 1984, pg. 5Mineral Notes Research Reports, Bostwickite
View IssueV. 24, No. 1 - Spring 1983, pg. 12Mineral Notes A Mineral New To Science, Bostwickite
     
Images

     
Bostwickite, calcite, fluorite, franklinite and minor willemite from Franklin, NJ.
Bostwickite (reddish brown spray), calcite (white), fluorite (beige), franklinite (black) and minor willemite from Franklin, NJ. From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.


Bostwickite, calcite, fluorite, franklinite and willemite from Franklin, NJ
Bostwickite (brown spray), calcite (white), fluorite (beige), franklinite (black) and willemite from Franklin, NJ. From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.







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