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Ruizite Clinoenstatite & Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

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Ruizite Clinoenstatite & Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

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Description
Locality: 
Cornwall Mines, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.1 × 2.1 × 1.2 cm
Weight: 
4.00gr
Description

A nicely crystallized specimen covered in sprays of deep orange ruizite micro crystals associated with fibrous clinoenstatite and blocky colourless hydroxyapophyllite-K crystals.

The specimen will come boxed and fully labelled.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Ruizite

Formula: 
Ca2Mn3+2[(OH)2|H2Si4O13]·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.BJ.35
Hardness: 
5.0
Type Locality: 
Christmas Mine (Red Bird shafts; Inspiration Mine; Hackberry shafts), Christmas, Christmas area, Banner District, Dripping Spring Mts, Gila Co., Arizona, USA

Clinoenstatite

Formula: 
MgSiO3
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.10
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.0
Streak: 
White

Hydroxyapophyllite-(K)

Formula: 
KCa4(Si8O20)(OH,F)·8H2O
Strunz: 
9.EA.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Ore Knob Mine, Ore Knob, Ashe Co., North Carolina, USA
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