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Axinite With Biotite Var Manganophyllite & Rhodonite

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Axinite With Biotite Var Manganophyllite & Rhodonite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany, ex Scott J. Williams
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, United States of America
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
7 × 8 × 3 cm
Description

Rough axinite together with rhodonite embedded in Manganophyllite (a variety of biotite). The specimen shows strong orange and green fluorescence in SW UV.
Scott J. Williams label dated 1964-1966.
Weight: 210 grams

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Axinite

Group Parent: 
Axinite Group

Biotite

Group Parent: 
Mica Group

Manganophyllite

Variety Of: 

Biotite

Formula: 
K(Mn,Mg,Al)2-3(Al,Si)4O10(OH)2
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
0.0

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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