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Inesite

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Locality: 
NChwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 2.6 × 2 cm
Description

Two generations of Inesite. One salmon red and one burnt orange.

Mineral Data
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Inesite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O
Strunz: 
9.DL.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hilfe Gottes Mine, Oberscheld, Dillenburg, Dillenburg District, Hesse, Germany
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