Hydrohetaerolite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg (Type Locality)
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1928
     
 Formula: ZnMn2O4 · H2O
 Essential Elements: Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Hydrogen, 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.599

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.63


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 5, No. 1 - February 1964, pg. 8Mineral Notes - Hydrohausmannite and Hydrohaeterolite (small article)
     
Images

     
Hydrohetaerolite and chalcophanite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ
Hydrohetaerolite (orange to brown-orange) and chalcophanite (black to dark gray) from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ. Field of view 1". From the collection of, and photo by WP.







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