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Manganoan Hedenbergite With Sphalerite

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Manganoan Hedenbergite With Sphalerite

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Description
Locality: 
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5.3 × 4.8 cm
Description

Massive pale green Mn rich hedenbergite is complimented by dark brown massive sphalerite.

Good locality specimen.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Manganoan Hedenbergite

Variety Of: 

Hedenbergite

Formula: 
CaFe2+Si2O6
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0

Sphalerite

Formula: 
ZnS
Strunz: 
2.CB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Gondwana Minerals
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