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Gageite

George Elling collection
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Description
Locality: 
Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.7 × 5 × 3.2 cm
Description

You are bidding on a large sample with numerous small patches of pale yellow sprays of rare gageite from the type locality at Franklin. Associated with pyrochroite and possible galena(?). Former John Albanese and George Elling collections. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Gageite

Formula: 
Mn21(Si4O12)2O3(OH)20
Strunz: 
9.DH.35
Crystal System: 
Triclinic Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.0
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

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