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Rhodonite

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Locality: 
Southern Operations Mine, Broken Hill, Yancowinna County, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.5 × 2.8 × 2.3 cm
Description

A large red rhodonite crystal from the NBHC mine. The crystal is well formed  with rounded edges which is typical of rhodonites from this area.

A good representative specimen, near complete crystal with a couple of small contact points, overall in good condition.

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
Earthstones Australia

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