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Rhodonite

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Locality: 
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Class: 
Combination
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 3.1 × 2.5 cm
Description

The rhodonite is sharp terminated and very glossy. Galena is - as typically - intergrown. The rhodonite shows good translucency and fantstic color with only moderate backlight. 

Mineral Data
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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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