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Inesite

Charles Trantham Estate (1936-2020)
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Hale Creek Mine, Trinity County, California, United States of America
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.5 × 2.3 × 2.2 cm
Description

A beautiful miniature size specimen filled with sharp pink crystals of inesite from the classic North American locality for the species.

From the estate of noted California collectpr and dealer Charles Trantham.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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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