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Alabandite

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Alabandite

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Description
Locality: 
Merelani Hills, Arusha Region, Tanzania (United Republic)
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
4 × 3.5 × 2.3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
4.00cm
Description

A huge grey-black alabandite floater crystal with rounded edges and minor pyrite inclusions.
Undamaged.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Alabandite

Formula: 
MnS
Strunz: 
2.CD.10
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Sacarîmb (Sãcãrâmb; Szekerembe; Nagyág), Deva, Hunedoara Co., Romania
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