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Tinzenite

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Locality: 
Molinello Mine, Ne, Graveglia Valley, Genova Province, Liguria, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.7 × 3.3 × 3.1 cm
Description

specimen with some beautiful intense orange crystals of tinzenite on matrix.

c. 3514

Mineral Data
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Tinzenite

Formula: 
(Ca,Mn2+)2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BD.20
Crystal System: 
Triclinic - Pinacoidal
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Type Locality: 
Parsettens Alp, Tinizong (Tinzen), Oberhalbstein (Surses; Sursass), Albula Valley, Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden), Switzerland
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