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Hubeite & Inesite

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Hubeite & Inesite

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Description
Locality: 
Daye County, Huangshi, Hubei Province, China (Peoples Republic)
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

Clusters of brown hubeite crystals on clear apophyllite crystals

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hubeite

Formula: 
Ca2Mn2+Fe3+[HSi4O13]·2H2O
Strunz: 
9.BJ.60
Crystal System: 
Triclinic, pinacoidal
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Fengjiashan Mine (Daye copper mine), Daye Co., Huangshi Prefecture, Hubei Province, China

Inesite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O
Strunz: 
9.DL.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hilfe Gottes Mine, Oberscheld, Dillenburg, Dillenburg District, Hesse, Germany
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