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Fayalite & Rhodonite

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Fayalite & Rhodonite

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Description
Locality: 
NBHC Mines, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 1.5 cm
Description

A very rich example of fayalite from Broken Hill. This specimen comprises dark brown crystalline masses of fayalite surrounding light pink rhodonite, collected in the NBHC Mine at broken Hill

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Fayalite

Formula: 
Fe2+2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
7.0
Type Locality: 
Faial Island (Fayal Island), Azores District, Portugal

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
Earthstones Australia

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