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Kinichilite

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Description
Locality: 
Moctezuma Mine, Moctezuma, Moctezuma Municipality, Sonora, Mexico
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.8 × 1.4 × 1.3 cm
Description

Cognac brown hexagonal kinichilite in quartz. Beautiful!

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Kinichilite

Formula: 
(Fe,Mg,Zn)2(TeO3)3(NaxH2-x)·3H2O
Strunz: 
4.JM.05
Hardness: 
2.0
Streak: 
Brown
Type Locality: 
Kawazu mine (Rendaiji mine; Rendaizi mine), Rendaiji, Shimoda City, Shizuoka Prefecture, Chubu Region, Honshu Island, Japan