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Manganvesuvianite Hausmannite & Quartz

#31416

Manganvesuvianite Hausmannite & Quartz

#31416
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 2 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

Crystalline mass of deep merlot-red Manganvesuvianite mixed with some Hausmannite and Quartz.

Type Locality, EDS Confirmed

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.

Special Info
Type Locality
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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