Chlorophoenicite





 Location Found: Franklin (Type Locality) and Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1924
     
 Formula: (Mn,Mg)3Zn2(AsO4)(OH,O)6
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Manganese, Oxygen, Zinc
     
 IMA Status: Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
     
     
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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.663

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.50


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 36, No. 1 - Spring 1995, pg. 13Closest-Packing and Hydrogen Bonds in Minerals of the Franklin Marble, Paul B. Moore - Chlorophoenicite
View IssueV. 24, No. 1 - Spring 1983, pg. 5Recent Mineral Occurrences at Sterling Hill, Stephen B. Sanford, Chlorophoenicite
View IssueV. 23, No. 1 - Spring 1982, pg. 14Mineral Notes Research Reports, Chlorophoenicite
View IssueV. 19, No. 2 - September 1978, pg. 5Recent Mineral Occurrences at Sterling Hill by Stephen Sanford - Chlorophoenicite (small article)
View IssueV. 19, No. 2 - September 1978, pg. 12The Post Palache Minerals by Frank Z. Edwards - Chlorophoenicite
View IssueV. 16, No. 1 - February 1975, pg. 7Mineral Notes - Chlorophoenicite (small article)
View IssueV. 10, No. 1 - February 1969, pg. 8Harvard Research on Franklin Minerals - Chlorophoenicite
View IssueV. 9, No. 1 - February 1968, pg. 12The Exclusive Minerals of Franklin/Ogdensburg, N.J. (as of January 1968) by Frank Z. Edwards - Chlorophoenicite
View IssueV. 7, No. 2 - August 1966, pg. 7The Minerals of Sterling Hill 1962-65 by Frank Z. Edwards - Chlorophoenicite
     
Images

     
Chlorophoenicite crystal spray on Sterling Hill ore.
Chlorophoenicite crystal spray on Sterling Hill ore. Non-fluorescent micro mineral, field of view about 4mm. Photo by JVF.


Chlorophoenicite crystal spray, franklinite, rhodochrosite and willemite, Sterling Hill Mine
Chlorophoenicite crystal spray (straw), franklinite (black), rhodochrosite (pink-tan) and willemite (white) from Sterling Hill Mine, NJ. Field of view 7/8" x 3/4". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.


Chlorophoenicite crystal sprays, franklinite, rhodochrosite, zincite and willemite from Sterling Hill Mine, NJ
Chlorophoenicite crystal sprays (white), franklinite (black), rhodochrosite (pink-tan), zincite crystals (gold) and willemite (red) from Sterling Hill Mine, NJ. Field of view 7/8" x 3/4". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.







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