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Manganbabingtonite Johannsenite & Axinite-(Mn)

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Manganbabingtonite Johannsenite & Axinite-(Mn)

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Description
Locality: 
Iron Cap Mine, Black Peak area, Graham County, Arizona, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.5 × 3 × 1.5 cm
Description

A rare and lovely little display combination of manganbabingtonite, johannsenite and axinite-Mn from Iron Cap Mine.

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Manganbabingtonite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn,Fe)FeSi5O14(OH)
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Rudnyi Kaskad deposit, Krasnokamensk ore field, Kuragin District, Sayan Mts, Krasnoyarsk Territory (Krasnoyarsk Kray; Krasnoyarskii Krai), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia

Johannsenite

Formula: 
CaMn2+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
white
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Axinite-(Mn)

Formula: 
Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH)
Strunz: 
9.BD.20
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
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