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Bustamite

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Description
Locality: 
Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.9 × 4.1 × 3.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
16.00cm
Description

Bustamite is a common accessory mineral in the Broken Hill deposit but this fibrous variety know as hairy bustamite is quite rare, if wide spread.

The sample is white to very pale pink and quite large for this variety.

This is a small miniature suited to the variety or locality specialist.

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Australia $3.00
Rest of world $7.00
Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bustamite

Formula: 
CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
AA Mineral Specimens

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