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 Location Found: Franklin (Type Locality)
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1937
     
 Formula: Ca2Mn22+B4O7(OH)6
 Essential Elements: Boron, Calcium, Hydrogen, Manganese, Oxygen
 All Elements in Formula: Boron, Calcium, Hydrogen, 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.641

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.74


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 17, No. 1 - March 1976, pg. 10Post Palache Mineral Review - Roweite
View IssueV. 15, No. 2 - August 1974, pg. 17Other Mineral Notes - Roweite
View IssueV. 9, No. 1 - February 1968, pg. 16The Exclusive Minerals of Franklin/Ogdensburg, N.J. (as of January 1968) by Frank Z. Edwards - Roweite (Short Note)
     
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