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Inesite

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning I Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.5 × 4.5 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.00cm
Weight: 
78.00gr
Description

A fabulous specimen of inesite crystals on matrix that came out from Nchwaning I mine. Nice crystal formation and colour.

Mineral Data
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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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