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Kanoite in Pyroxmangite

#PD50040

Kanoite in Pyroxmangite

#PD50040
Availability
Sold
Size
2.2 x 1.8 x 1.1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Mn2+MgSi2O6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tatehira mine, Kumaishi, Oshima peninsula, Hokkaido, Japan

Redish brown elongated prisms to 8mm in Pyroxmangite. Kanoite is a pyroxene and is fairly rare by reported localities.

Kanoite

Formula
Mn2+MgSi2O6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
pink brown, reddish brown 
Streak
light brown 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Hardness
6-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection
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