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Hedyphane & Rhodonite

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Hedyphane & Rhodonite

Steven Phillips collection
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Description
Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Houghton County, Michigan, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 1.1 × 0.8 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with a beautiful and rare cluster of free-grown hedyphane crystals in a vug in rhodonite from Franklin. An extremely rare mineral in crystals at this deposit! From the Steve Phillips collection of Franklin District micromounts and rarities. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hedyphane

Formula: 
Pb3Ca2(AsO4)3Cl
Strunz: 
8.BN.05
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

Rhodonite

Formula: 
MnSiO3
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kaiser Franz Mine (König Wilhelm Mine), Schävenholz (Schebenholz; Schäbenholz), Elbingerode, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

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