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Manganoan Hedenbergite

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Manganoan Hedenbergite

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Description
Locality: 
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 2.9 × 2.7 cm
Description

Blocky green manganoan hedenbergite crystals, sometinmes erroneously labelled johannsenite, form at one end of the specimen in a matrix of massive green manganoan hedenbergite and sulphides, galena, sphalerite & arsenopyrite.

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
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