Caryopilite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1889
     
 Formula: (Mn,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
 Essential Elements: Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Hydrogen, Magnesium, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon
     
 IMA Status: Approved
     
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Caryopilite

     
 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.490


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 23, No. 1 - Spring 1982, pg. 10Mineral Notes Research Reports, Caryopilite
View IssueV. 23, No. 1 - Spring 1982, pg. 11Additional Information on Schallerite and Friedelite and Caryopilite, Pete J. Dunn
     
Images

     
Caryopilite, franklinite, willemite, calcite and chlorophoenicite crystals from the Sterling Hill Mine
Caryopilite (brown), franklinite (black), willemite (red-brown), calcite (white) and chlorophoenicite crystals (white needles) from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ. Field of view 13/16" (20mm). From the collection of Mark Dahlman, photo by WP.







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