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Locality: 
NChwaning I Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2 × 3 × 4 cm
Largest Crystal: 
1.50cm
Weight: 
16.20gr
Description

A small, yet very beautiful innesite specimen from N'Chwaning I mine, very long crystal, Northern Cape, South Africa...

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Inesite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O
Strunz: 
9.DL.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hilfe Gottes Mine, Oberscheld, Dillenburg, Dillenburg District, Hesse, Germany
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