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Rhodonite Psm Fayalite Tephroite

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Rhodonite Psm Fayalite Tephroite

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Description
Locality: 
NBHC Mines, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2 × 3.3 × 1.8 cm
Description

dark pink to red rhodonite replacing resinous brown fayalite-tephroite with minor galena from the NBHC mine at Broken Hill

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

Fayalite

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

Tephroite

Formula: 
Mn2+2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic Forms short prismatic crystals.
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Pale gray
Type Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
Earthstones Australia

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