Mineral Information and Data:

Sterlinghillite
Mn2+3(AsO4)2 • 3H2O [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for the locality: Sterling Hill Mine, Ogdensburg, New Jersey, USA.

IMA status : Approved Species 1981 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
40.03.05.03  
  (40) Hydrated Phosphates
  (40.03) where (A++)3 (XO4)2 · x(H2O)
  (40.03.05) Ludlamite Group
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
08.CD.25
  (08) Phosphates, Arsenates, Vanadates
  (08.C) Phosphates without Additional Anions, with H2O
  (08.CD) With only medium-sized cations, RO4:H2O = 1:2
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  

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