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Rhodonite & Roméite

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Rhodonite & Roméite

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Description
Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
13 × 5.5 × 4.5 cm
Description

Nice pink rhodonite crystals and a few orange-brown romeite crystals (not pictured -the brown crusts shown are not yet identified) on an epidote-magnetite-actinolite matrix with a little galena and possibly metallic gray domeykite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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