- Sterling Hill
- Sussex County
- New Jersey
- 5.7 by 4.6 by 3.3 cm – Small cabinet specimen (under 10 cm)
Sussexite is a manganese borate named for its original occurrence in Sussex County, New Jersey, at Franklin (not Sterling Hill) (Brush, 1868). Dunn (1995) provides further details. The specimen has a radiating group of silky crystals to 1.5 cm. This is a very coarsely crystalline example of the species.
This specimen comes from the Bob Trimingham collection, a collector from Livermore, California. His detailed collection card indicates purchase from Richard Bostwick (bostwickite) in 1978.
Item code: MS0938
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