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Långbanite & Rhodonite

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Långbanite & Rhodonite

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Description
Locality: 
Langban, Värmland, Sweden
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.7 × 4.3 × 1.8 cm
Description

black lustrous crystals of långbanite (TL) with pinkish rhodonite and white calcite

Ex. coll. Hamberg

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Långbanite

Formula: 
(Mn2+,Ca)4(Mn3+,Fe3+)9Sb5+(SiO4)2O16
Strunz: 
9.AG.10
Hardness: 
6.5
Colour: 
black
Streak: 
brown
Type Locality: 
Långban, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden

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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