Kittatinnyite





 Location Found: Franklin (Type Locality), unique to Franklin/Ogdensburg area
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1983
     
 Formula: Ca2Mn2Mn(SiO4)2(OH)4 · 9H2O
 Essential Elements: Calcium, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Calcium, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon
     
 IMA Status: Approved
     
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Kittatinnyite

     
 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.497


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 25 No. 1 - Spring 1984, pg. 7Mineral Notes Research Reports, Kittatinnyite
View IssueV. 24 No. 2 - Fall 1983, pg. 8Mineral Notes New To Science, Kittatinnyite
     
Images

     
Kittatinnyite, fluorite, franklinite and calcite from Franklin, NJ
Kittatinnyite (golden tan), fluorite (reddish brown), franklinite (black) and calcite (white) from Franklin, NJ. Field of view 1/2" x 1/4". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.







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