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Hedenbergite

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Hedenbergite

Former collection Lehmann (CH)
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Description
Locality: 
Nordmark, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.2 × 3.8 × 3.5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.40cm
Weight: 
85.00gr
Description

(etched) calcite vein laden with lustrous dark green hedenbergite crystals, associated to lustrous jet black magnetite crystals. They make an excellent color contrast with the white calcite, thus providing some good photogeny.

Good quality for this Swedish specimen. Former coll. Lehmann (CH).

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Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Hedenbergite

Formula: 
CaFe2+Si2O6
Group Parent: 
Clinopyroxene Subgroup
Strunz: 
9.DA.15
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Type Locality: 
Mormorsgruvan, Tunaberg Cu-Co Ore Field, Tunaberg, Nyköping, Södermanland, Sweden

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