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Braunite & Rhodonite

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Braunite & Rhodonite

ex. Collection R. Rudolf (Persberg/Sweden)

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Description
Locality: 
Langban, Värmland, Sweden
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8 × 5.3 × 3 cm
Description

Braunite and rhodonite in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Braunite

Formula: 
Mn2+Mn3+6(SiO4)O8
Strunz: 
9.AG.05
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Oehrenstock (Öhrenstock), Langewiesen, Ilmenau District, Thuringian Forest, Thuringia, Germany

Rhodonite

Formula: 
MnSiO3
Strunz: 
9.DK.05
Crystal System: 
Triclinic
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.5
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Kaiser Franz Mine (König Wilhelm Mine), Schävenholz (Schebenholz; Schäbenholz), Elbingerode, Harz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
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