Brandtite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1888
     
 Formula: Ca2(Mn2+,Mg)(AsO4)2 · 2H2O
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Calcium, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Calcium, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Manganese, Oxygen
     
 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   Brandtite

     
 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.659

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.46


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 24, No. 1 - Spring 1983, pg. 5Recent Mineral Occurrences at Sterling Hill, Stephen B. Sanford, Brandtite
View IssueV. 19, No. 2 - September 1978, pg. 7Recent Mineral Occurrences at Sterling Hill by Stephen Sanford - Brandtite (small article)
View IssueV. 18, No. 1 - March 1977, pg. 5Recent Mineral Occurances at Sterling Hill by Stephen Sanford - Sarkinite and Brandtite
View IssueV. 17, No. 1 - March 1976, pg. 5Sterling Hill Minerals - Brandtite
View IssueV. 7, No. 2 - August 1966, pg. 6The Minerals of Sterling Hill 1962-65 by Frank Z. Edwards - Brandtite (small article)
View IssueV. 1, No. 1 - February 1960, pg. 6Brandite (small article)
     
Images

     
Brandtite, franklinite and willemite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ
Brandtite (clear elongate prismatic crystals), franklinite and willemite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ. Field of view 3/4" x 3/4". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.







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