Location Found: Franklin (Type Locality)
 Year Discovered: 1978
 Formula: NaCaMn3Si5O14(OH)
 Essential Elements: Calcium, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon, Sodium
 All Elements in Formula: Calcium, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon, Sodium
 IMA Status: Approved
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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.440

The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 29, No. 2 - Fall 1988, pg. 3Notes from the Laboratory & Changes to the List of Species From Franklin and Sterling Hill, Pete J. Dunn, John L. Baum, Changes to the Unique List, Marsturite
View IssueV. 27 No. 2 - Fall 1986, pg. 16Marsturite epitaxial on rhodonite from Franklin, New Jersey
View IssueV. 20, No. 1 - March 1979, pg. 4New Minerals - Marsturite

Marsturite, rhodonite crystals, axinite-(Mn) crystals from Franklin, NJ.
Marsturite (tan epitaxial growth around red rhodonite crystals), on a matrix of axinite-(Mn) crystals (honey yellow) from Franklin, NJ. Field of view 1 1/2". From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.

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