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Bixbyite & Topaz

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Bixbyite & Topaz

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Description
Locality: 
Thomas Range, Juab County, Utah, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.2 × 1 × 0.8 cm
Description

Outstanding specimen of bixbyite and topaz from the famous Thomas Range in Utah.

Ex Vandenbroucke Museum collection from Waregem, Belgium.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Bixbyite

Formula: 
Mn3+2O3
Strunz: 
4.CB.10
Hardness: 
6.0 - 6.5
Colour: 
Black
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Maynard's claim (Pismire Knolls), Thomas Range, Juab Co., Utah, USA...

Topaz

Formula: 
Al2(SiO4)(F,OH)2
Strunz: 
9.AF.35
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Hardness: 
8.0
Streak: 
White

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