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Jimboite

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Locality: 
Kaso Mine, Tochigi Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 0.5 × 0.3 cm
Description

This is a very Type Locality specimen of very rare manganese-borate specimen. It occurs as reddish brown fragments/masses in rhodochrosite matrix. Confirmed material

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Jimboite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Mg)3[BO3]2
Strunz: 
6.AA.35
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Kaso Mine, Kanuma City, Tochigi Prefecture, Kanto Region, Honshu Island, Japan

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