Kaolinite



Kaolinite, an aluminum silicate hydroxide mineral of the clay group, was found by Cook (1973) associated with hemimorphite and altered augite from Sterling Hill. No data are known. It has not been reported from Franklin. (Dunn, 1995)

 Location Found: Ogdensburg
     
 
     
 Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
 Essential Elements: Aluminum, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Aluminum, Hydrogen, 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   Kaolinite

     
 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

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. 7, No. 2 - August 1966, pg. 10The Minerals of Sterling Hill 1962-65 by Frank Z. Edwards - Kaolinite (small article)
     
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