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Axinite-(Mn) with Willemite

#PD43730

Axinite-(Mn) with Willemite

#PD43730
Availability
Sold
Size
10 x 6 x 6 cm - Cabinet 
Formula
Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH) (RRUFF)
Locality
Parker Shaft, Franklin, Sussex Co., New Jersey, United States

This specimen obviously has a lot going on, and I cannot say much about since I don't know Franklin real well. The brown is said to be Axinite and the yellow, Willemite. There is some phlogopite and an unknow pink mineral. It has a Garske and Moore label.

Axinite-(Mn)

Formula
Ca2Mn2+Al2BSi4O15(OH) 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Lamellar 
Cleavage
Distinct, Poor, Poor 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, colorless, yellowish, pale violet, reddish 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
6.5-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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