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Nelenite & Tirodite & Franklinphilite

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Nelenite & Tirodite & Franklinphilite

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Description
Locality: 
Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 4.5 × 3 cm
Description

Nice nelenite and tirodite and franklinphilite in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Nelenite

Formula: 
(Mn,Fe)16(Si12O30)(OH)14[As3+3O6(OH)3]
Strunz: 
9.EE.15
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Trotter Mine (Lehigh Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Franklinphilite

Formula: 
(K,Na)4(Mn,Zn,Mg,Fe)48(Si,Al)72(O,OH)216·6H2O
Strunz: 
9.EG.40
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Buckwheat pit (Southwest opening; Buckwheat Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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