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Aegirine & Pyroxmangite

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Aegirine & Pyroxmangite

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Description
Locality: 
Caspar Quarry, Bellerberg, Ettringen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.7 × 0.7 × 0.7 cm
Description

Dark epitactic growth of aegirine on yellow pyroxmangite. Ex W. Schüller & B. Ternes material. 

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Aegirine

Formula: 
NaFe3+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Type Locality: 
Rundemyr, Øvre Eiker, Buskerud, Norway

Pyroxmangite

Formula: 
MnSiO3
Strunz: 
9.DO.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
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