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Hedenbergite

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Hedenbergite

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning Mines, Kuruman, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
4.8 × 4.2 × 2.7 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.80cm
Weight: 
90.00gr
Description

Hedenbergite crystals from N'Chwaning I Northern Cape, South Africa.   This is a rare mineral in this mine... XRD paper is included...

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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