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Kutnohorite
Kutnohorite is a rare calcium manganese carbonate mineral with magnesium and iron that is a member of the dolomite group. It forms a series with dolomite, and with ankerite


System:Trigonal
Colour:White, pale rose, pink, ...
Hardness:3½ - 4
Name:Named in 1901 by Antonín Bukovský for the type locality - Kutna Hora, Bohemia, Czech Republic.

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locality: Wessels Mine (Wessel's Mine), Hotazel, Kalahari manganese fields, Northern Cape Province, South Africa




 
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