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Humite with Magnetite

#PD50046

Humite with Magnetite

#PD50046
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 6 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Mg7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Mt. Vesuvius, Somma Complex, Napoli, Campania, Italy

A good specimen with a 2mm black, octahedral crystal of Magnetite with nicely crystallized orange Humite. The matrix is green Phlogopite with nice crystals. Ex. Geological Institute of the University of Amsterdam.

Antique Specimen

Humite

Formula
Mg7(SiO4)3(F,OH)2 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Poor, None, None 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
brown, yellow, white, dark orange 
Streak
white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness
6-6.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Don Phillips Collection
Special Info
Antique Specimen
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