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Inesite

Charles Trantham Estate (1936-2020) Personally Collected 1986
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Description
Locality: 
Hale Creek Mine, Trinity County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.3 × 4.3 × 3 cm
Description

A beautiful specimen of inesite filled with sharp pink crystals with good translucency and luster for the locality.  

From the estate of noted California collector and dealer Charles Trantham, who collected the specimen on May 25. 1986.

Mineral Data
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Inesite

Formula: 
Ca2(Mn,Fe)7Si10O28(OH)2·5H2O
Strunz: 
9.DL.05
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
White
Type Locality: 
Hilfe Gottes Mine, Oberscheld, Dillenburg, Dillenburg District, Hesse, Germany

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