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Coombsite & Rhodonite

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Coombsite & Rhodonite

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Description
Locality: 
Watsons Beach, Otago, South Island, New Zealand
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1 × 2 × 1.5 cm
Description

Pale brownish coombsite in rhodonite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Coombsite

Formula: 
K(Mn,Fe,Mg)13(Si,Al)18O42(OH)14
Strunz: 
9.EG.35
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Watsons Beach, Otago, South Island, New Zealand

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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