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Pyrosmalite-(Fe)

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Pyrosmalite-(Fe)

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Description
Locality: 
Nordmark, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.8 × 2.8 × 1.7 cm
Description

A supreb specimen with sharp hexagonal pale brown crystals very rich on matrix.

Ex Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pyrosmalite-(Fe)

Formula: 
(Fe,Mn)8Si6O15(OH,Cl)10
Strunz: 
9.EE.10
Hardness: 
4.5
Type Locality: 
Pegmont Pb-Zn deposit, Cloncurry District, Mount Isa - Cloncurry area, Queensland, Australia