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Rhodonite

#PD32431

Rhodonite

#PD32431
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mn2+SiO3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Butte dist., Silver Bow Co., Montana, United States

Solid pink compact mass of of fine grained Rhodonite with possible Braunite. Although Braunite has not been reprted at Butte. See  Jenkins & Lorengo (Min. Record v. 33, n. 1 2002) for the best information on this occurence.

Rhodonite

Formula
Mn2+SiO3 
Crystal System
Triclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Massive, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
pink, rose red, brownish red, black, yellow 
Streak
white 
Class
Triclinic - Pinacoidal 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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