Torreyite





 Location Found: Ogdensburg (Type Locality), unique to Franklin/Ogdensburg area
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1949
     
 Formula: (Mg,Mn2+)72Mn22+Zn4(SO4)2(OH)22 · 8H2O
 Essential Elements: Hydrogen, Magnesium, Manganese, Oxygen, Sulfur, Zinc
 All Elements in Formula: Hydrogen, Magnesium, Manganese, Oxygen, Sulfur, Zinc
     
 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.639

Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.80


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 25 No. 1 - Spring 1984, pg. 11Mineral Notes Research Reports, Lawsonbauerite and Torreyite
View IssueV. 17, No. 2 - September 1976, pg. 9The Post Palache Minerals - Torreyite
View IssueV. 15, No. 2 - August 1974, pg. 13Other Mineral Notes - Torreyite
View IssueV. 9, No. 1 - February 1968, pg. 16The Exclusive Minerals of Franklin/Ogdensburg, N.J. (as of January 1968) by Frank Z. Edwards - Torreyite (Short Note)
View IssueV. 7, No. 2 - August 1966, pg. 14The Minerals of Sterling Hill 1962-65 by Frank Z. Edwards - Torreyite (small article)
     
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