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Pyroxmangite with Tephroite

#40961

Pyroxmangite with Tephroite

#40961
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mn2+SiO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Serrana mine, El Molar, Priorat, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain

Compact massive reddish Pyroxmangite with brown Tephroite, minor Sphalerite and black Todorokite.

Pyroxmangite

Formula
Mn2+SiO3 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous - Pearly 
Color
pink, rose pink, purplish pink, yellowish red brown, brown 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Hardness
5.5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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