Kutnohorite





 Location Found: Franklin and Ogdensburg
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1901
     
 Formula: Ca(Mn,Mg,Fe)(CO3)2
 Essential Elements: Calcium, Carbon, Manganese, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Calcium, Carbon, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Oxygen
     
 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.617

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.64


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 33, No. 1 - Spring 1992, pg. 24Research Reports Kutnahorite
View IssueV. 30, No, 2 - Fall 1989, pg. 17Research Reports, Kutnahorite
View IssueV. 18, No. 1 - March 1977, pg. 9The Post Palache Minerals - Kutnahorite
View IssueV. 7, No. 2 - August 1966, pg. 10The Minerals of Sterling Hill 1962-65 by Frank Z. Edwards - Kutnahorite
View IssueV. 6, No. 2 - August 1965, pg. 11Kutnahorite (small article)
View IssueV. 6, No. 1 - February 1965, pg. 8Kutnahorite (small article)
View IssueV. 2, No. 2 - September 1961, pg. 9Kutnahorite - A Manganese Dolomite by Clifford Frondel an L. H. Bauer, Dept. of .Mineralogy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass, and New Jersey Zinc Company, Franklin, New Jersey.
     
Images

     
Kutnohorite, pink willemite inclusions and franklinite, Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJKutnohorite, pink willemite inclusions and franklinite, Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ under shortwave UV Light
Kutnohorite (pinkish white), pink willemite inclusions and franklinite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ. Photo by WP.
Kutnohorite, pink willemite inclusions and franklinite from Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ under Shortwave UV light. The kutnohorite and franklinite is non-fluorescent, the willemite fluoresces green. Photo by WP.


Kutnohorite with willemite crystal and minor franklinite from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJKutnohorite with willemite crystal and minor franklinite from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ under shortwave UV Light
Kutnohorite (pink) with willemite crystal and minor franklinite (black) from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ. 8" x 6". From the collection of, and photo by, JVF.
Kutnohorite with willemite crystal and minor franklinite from the Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, NJ under shortwave UV light. The willemite fluoresces green, franklinite and kutnohorite are non-fluorescent. 8" x 6". From the collection of, and photo by, JVF.







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