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Bementite

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Description
Locality: 
Kurohime mine, Shizuoka prefecture, Chubu region, Honshu Island, Japan
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.2 × 2.5 × 1.8 cm
Description

Bementite in 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
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