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Löllingite In Rhodonite

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Löllingite In Rhodonite

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Description
Locality: 
Central Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 3.3 × 3 cm
Description

Grey metallic löllingite in rhodonite, some dark black galena is also in the assemblage. Comes with an old label dating to 1970.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Löllingite

Formula: 
FeAs2
Strunz: 
2.EB.15a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5
Type Locality: 
Wolfbau Mine, Lölling District, Hüttenberger Erzberg, Hüttenberg, Friesach - Hüttenberg area, Carinthia, Austria

Rhodonite

Formula: 
MnSiO3
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kaiser Franz Mine (König Wilhelm Mine), Schävenholz (Schebenholz; Schäbenholz), Elbingerode, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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