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Rhodonite & Caryopilite

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Rhodonite & Caryopilite

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Description
Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Class: 
Single Crystal
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
6 × 5.3 × 2.5 cm
Description

 Nice rhodonite and karyopilite in matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Caryopilite

Formula: 
(Mn,Mg)3(Si2O5)(OH)4
Strunz: 
9.ED.15
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg district, Filipstad, Värmland, Sweden
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