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Inesite

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Description
Locality: 
NChwaning II Mine, Kuruman, Kalahari, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6.8 × 4 × 1.6 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.20cm
Weight: 
94.00gr
Description

Beautiful needle-like Inesite crystals on matrix from N'Chwaning II Mine, Northern Cape. This specimen is in really good condition.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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