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Bustamite

ex Dr. F. Krantz (GER), ex G. D´Anna?
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Description
Locality: 
Schio, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.3 × 5.5 × 2.6 cm
Description

19th century italian classic - fibrous aggregates of brownish bustamite labeled to be from Schio, Vicenza. The old label could be from D´Anna. The specimen reminds me more of the bustamite specimens from Tuscany though. Krantz Italy stock (includes Garbari, D´Anna and some other italian collectors of the late 19th century)

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

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Best regards Roger

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