Location Found: Franklin (Type Locality)
 Year Discovered: 1984
 Formula: (Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As33+O6(OH)3]
 Essential Elements: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Arsenic, Hydrogen, Iron, Manganese, Oxygen, Silicon
 IMA Status: Approved
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Nelenite

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.480

The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 25 No. 2 - Fall 1984, pg. 7Mineral Notes New To Science, Nelenite
View IssueV. 24, No. 1 - Spring 1983, pg. 12Mineral Notes A Mineral New To Science, Nelenite

Nelenite, calcite and franklinite from Franklin, NJ
Nelenite (light brown), calcite (white) and franklinite (black) from Franklin, NJ. From the collection of, and photo by Robert A. Boymistruk.

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