Clintonite





 Location Found: Franklin
     
 Mineral Note: Provenance uncertain. Added by Struwe (1957), but analyzed specimen is possibly from Amity, NY, area, and not Franklin.
 Year Discovered: 1828
     
 Formula: Ca(Mg,Al)3(Al3SiO10)(OH)2
 Essential Elements: Aluminum, Calcium, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Calcium, Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen, Silicon
     
 IMA Status: Approved
     
     
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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.469


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 36, No. 1 - Spring 1995, pg. 10Closest-Packing and Hydrogen Bonds in Minerals of the Franklin Marble, Paul B. Moore - Clintonite
View IssueV. 30, No, 2 - Fall 1989, pg. 3Notes from the Laboratory & Changes to the List of Species From Franklin and Sterling Hill, Pete J. Dunn, John L. Baum, Clintonite
     
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