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Bixbyite

#RW47705

Bixbyite

#RW47705
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 4 x 3 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Mn3+2O3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Wessels mine, Hotazel, Kalahari Mn fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Tagged
ore mineral

This is a small chuck of shiny black and brittle Bixbyite, an ore of Manganese.

Bixbyite

Formula
Mn3+2O3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Imperfect, Imperfect, Imperfect 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
black 
Streak
black 
Class
Isometric - Diploidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert J. Waidler Collection
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