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Inesite

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Description
Locality: 
Wessels Mine, Hotazel, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystal Group/Cluster
Size Range: 
Cabinet (10-18 cm)
Size: 
12.7 × 8.4 × 5.2 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.50cm
Weight: 
454.00gr
Description

Fine Inesite crystals on matrix with a very nice color. A nice large specimen.

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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