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Rhodonite & Manganoan Hedenbergite

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Rhodonite & Manganoan Hedenbergite

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Description
Locality: 
Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3.3 × 5.3 × 3.1 cm
Description

A single deep pink to red rhodonite crystal sits in a cavity in manganhedenbergite. The hosting matrix is also managan hedengite and there is a large crystallised section of rhodonite providing a contrasting backdrop

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Manganoan Hedenbergite

Variety Of: 

Hedenbergite

Formula: 
CaFe2+Si2O6
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Hardness: 
0.0
Earthstones Australia

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