A Very Rare Manganaxinite on Rhodonite


Manganaxinite

Formula: Ca2Mn+2Al2BSi4O15(OH)
System:Triclinic
Colour:Brown, golden-yellow
Hardness:6½ - 7


This is a very rare example of mn-axinite from a small find in the mine in the 1990s.

Locality: Pachapaqui District, Bolognesi Province, Ancash Department, Peru


Copyright © Rob Lavinsky


 
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