Fraipontite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 Mineral Note: Zinalsite, discredited by IMA in 2006 is a synonym of fraipontite.
 Year Discovered: 1927
     
 Formula: (Zn,Al)3((Si,Al)2O5)(OH)4
 Essential Elements: Hydrogen, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
     
 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   Fraipontite

     
 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.486


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 36, No. 1 - Spring 1995, pg. 27Fraipontite From Sterling Hill, New Jersey (small article)
     
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