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Spessartine In Biotite & Arsenopyrite

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Spessartine In Biotite & Arsenopyrite

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Description
Locality: 
North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 5.1 × 4.8 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.70cm
Description

Red lusterous spessartine crystals sit out of a matrix of biotite mica and arsenopyrite, from the North Mine at Broken Hill

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Spessartine

Formula: 
Mn2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Strunz: 
9.AD.25
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
6.5 - 7.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Sommer quarry, Wendelberg, Haibach, Aschaffenburg, Spessart, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany

Biotite

Group Parent: 
Mica Group

Arsenopyrite

Formula: 
FeAsS
Strunz: 
2.EB.20
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Earthstones Australia

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