Chrysotile var. orthochrysotile

Chrysotile var. orthochrysotile is not in the current Franklin Mineral Species List.

 Location Found: Franklin
 Mineral Note: Removed from Franklin Mineral list in 2017
 Formula: Mg3(Si2O5)(OH)4
 Essential Elements: Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen, Silicon
 All Elements in Formula: Hydrogen, Magnesium, Oxygen, Silicon
 IMA Status: Discredited 2006, A polytype of chrysotile
 To find out more about this mineral at minDat's website, follow this link   Chrysotile var. orthochrysotile

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.485. 'Orthochrysotile'

The Picking Table References
 PT Issue and PageDescription / Comment
View IssueV. 29, No. 2 - Fall 1988, pg. 3Notes from the Laboratory & Changes to the List of Species From Franklin and Sterling Hill, Pete J. Dunn, John L. Baum, Additions to the list, Orthochrysotile and Lizardite
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