Kolicite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg (Type Locality), unique to Franklin/Ogdensburg area
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1979
     
 Formula: Mn72+Zn4(AsO4)2(SiO4)2(OH)8
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon, Zinc
     
 IMA Status: Approved
     
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Kolicite

     
 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.378


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 - Kolicite
View IssueV. 24, No. 1 - Spring 1983, pg. 6Recent Mineral Occurrences at Sterling Hill, Stephen B. Sanford, Kolicite
View IssueV. 21, No. 2 - September 1980, pg. 9Mineral Notes Research Reports, Kolicite
View IssueV. 21, No. 1 - March 1980, pg. 6Mineral Notes Research Reports, Kolicite
     
Images

     
Kolicite crystals, calcite, willemite, holdenite and franklinite from the Sterling Hill Mine
Kolicite crystals (orange to red), calcite (white to cream), willemite (light red), holdenite (pink) and franklinite (black) from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ. Field of view 1". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.







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