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Bustamite & Cryptomelane

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Bustamite & Cryptomelane

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Description
Locality: 
North Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
7.1 × 11.6 × 5.3 cm
Description

Sahrp acicular crystals of clear bustamite dusted with gray hollandire and topped with globular cryptomelane from the 29 level of the North Mine

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bustamite

Formula: 
CaMn2+(Si2O6)
Strunz: 
9.DG.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Cryptomelane

Formula: 
K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Strunz: 
4.DK.05a
Crystal System: 
Tetragonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Tombstone, Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
Earthstones Australia

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