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Charles Trantham Estate (1936-2020)
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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 × 2.6 × 2.7 cm
Description

Beautiful pink crystals of inesite from the classic U.S. locality for the species.   

From the estate of noted California collector and dealer Charles Trantham who likely self collected this specimen.   

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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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