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Bementite & Rhodochrosite

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Bementite & Rhodochrosite

Ex Dr Wilke (Eppertshausen/Germany)

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Description
Locality: 
San Antonio Mine, East Camp, Santa Eulalia, Chihuahua, Mexico
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4.2 × 3 × 2.7 cm
Description

Bementite with rhodochrosite on matrix

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bementite

Formula: 
Mn7Si6O15(OH)8
Strunz: 
9.EE.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Trotter Mine (Lehigh Mine), Franklin Mine, Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA

Rhodochrosite

Formula: 
MnCO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Cavnic Mine (Kapnikbánya), Cavnic (Kapnic; Kapnik), Maramureș Co., Romania
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