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Sussexite - Sold

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.