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Sarkinite

EDS analysed

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Description
Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 4.5 × 4 cm
Description

Sarkinite belongs to the less common species from Langban. 

The specimen hosts intense pink-red inclusions in a typical dark matrix with parallel cracks of calcite.

Old time specimen with a glued number on the back.  

As is present and was identified with EDS, unfortunately the software does not give the atomic percents if the Kalpha is not visible

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sarkinite

Formula: 
Mn2+2(AsO4)(OH)
Strunz: 
8.BB.15
Hardness: 
4.0 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
Analysis
Analysis Report - only: Sarkinite
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