Antigorite





 Location Found: Franklin
     
 
 Year Discovered: 1840
     
 Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
 Essential Elements: Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen, Silicon
     
 IMA Status: Approved
     
     
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Antigorite

     
 References:
Frondel, Clifford (1972). The minerals of Franklin and Sterling Hill, a checklist. NY.: John Willey & Sons. p.42


The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 9, No. 2 - August 1968, pg. 10Mineralogical Data - Chrysotile/Antigorite
View IssueV. 7, No. 2 - August 1966, pg. 5The Minerals of Sterling Hill 1962-65 by Frank Z. Edwards - Antigorite
     
Images

     
Fibrous antigorite on calcite, Franklin Buckwheat Dump, Franklin, NJ
Fibrous antigorite (light yellow) on calcite from the Franklin Buckwheat Dump, Franklin, New Jersey. 7" x 5". From the collection of Zack and Ralph Bonard, photo by WP.







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