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 Location Found: Franklin
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1889
     
 Formula: Mn22+Mn3+(AsO4)(OH)4
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen
     
 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.668

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.56


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 37, No. 1 - Spring 1996, pg. 19Closest-Packed Mineral Structures of Franklin-Ogdensburg: Kepler's Gift of the Snowflake, Part two of two parts, Paul B. Moore - Flinkite
View IssueV. 34, No. 1 - Spring 1993, pg. 10The Flinktie / Cahntie / Jarosewichite Assemblage From Franklin, New Jersey, Vandall T. King - Flinkite
View IssueV. 13, No. 1 - February 1972, pg. 8Franklin Mineral Notes - Flinkite
     
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