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Bustamite

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Bustamite

Ex J & S Mommers Collection.

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Description
Locality: 
South Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.7 × 2 × 2.2 cm
Description

A complete doubly terminated bustamite crystal from the 18 level of the Zinc Corporation Mine. Typical of the species at Broken Hill, the terminations were rounded and many hoppered recesses along the salmon coloured prisms lenght due to contact with other species. An excellent adition to any broken Hill Collection.

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
Earthstones Australia

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