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Shigaite on Rhodochrosite

#50198

Shigaite on Rhodochrosite

#50198
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 2 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
NaAl3Mn2+6(SO4)2(OH)18·12H2O (RRUFF)
Locality
N'Chwaning I mine, Kalahari Mn fileds, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

A beautiful deep flashy red Shigaite crystal to 7mm across on Rhodochrosite.

Shigaite

Formula
NaAl3Mn2+6(SO4)2(OH)18·12H2
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Hexagonal 
Cleavage
Perfect, Good, None 
Color
light yellow, orange 
Streak
yellow white 
Class
Trigonal - Rhombohedral 
Fracture
Flexible 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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