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Tephroite

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Tephroite

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Locality: 
Harstigen Mine, Pajsberg, Persberg, Filipstad, Värmland County, Sweden
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.8 × 5 × 3.5 cm
Description

Nice tephroite in matrix

Mineral Data
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Tephroite

Formula: 
Mn2+2SiO4
Strunz: 
9.AC.05
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic Forms short prismatic crystals.
Hardness: 
6.0
Streak: 
Pale gray
Type Locality: 
Sterling Mine, Sterling Hill, Ogdensburg, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA
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