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Sonolite & Bustamite

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Sonolite & Bustamite

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Description
Locality: 
Sono Mine, Wazuka-cho, Soraku District, Kyoto Prefecture, Honshu Island, Japan
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.5 × 1.5 × 1 cm
Description

Pinkish sonolite masses from the type locality and red bustamite inclusions (detail picture). 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Sonolite

Formula: 
Mn2+9(SiO4)4(OH,F)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.55
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Sono mine, Wazuka-cho, Sohraku-gun, Kyoto Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan

Bustamite

Formula: 
CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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