Clinochlore





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1851
     
 Formula: (Mg,Fe2+)5Al(AlSi3O10)(OH)8
 Essential Elements: Aluminum, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Hydrogen, Iron, Magnesium, 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   Clinochlore

     
 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.470


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
V. 51, No. 2 - Fall 2010, pg. 17Clinochlore From the Franklin, New Jersey Taylor Road Site
View IssueV. 32, No. 1 - Spring 1991, pg. 9An Uncommon Margarite/Corundum Assemblage From Sterling Hill, New Jersey, Pete J. Dunn, Clifford Frondel, Clinochlore (small description)
     
Images

     
Clinochlore, dolomite, calcite, franklinite, Taylor Road Dump, image width 1 inch
Clinochlore (non-fluorescent) metallic green, with dolomite (white), calcite (translucent white), and franklinite (black), from Taylor Road Dump, Franklin, New Jersey. Image width 1" (25 mm). Photo by WP.







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