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Manganvesuvianite

#55373

Manganvesuvianite

#55373
Availability
Sold
Size
2 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ca19Mn3+Al10Mg2(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4O(OH)9 (RRUFF)
Locality
N'Chwaning II mine, Kalahari Mn fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Prismatic deep red crystals shown with backlighting. Small specimen! Ex. William Pinch.

Manganvesuvianite

Formula
Ca19Mn3+Al10Mg2(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4O(OH)9 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Luster
Vitreous (Glassy) 
Color
deep maroon red 
Streak
white 
Class
Tetragonal - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Subconchoidal 
Hardness
6-7 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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