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Pyroxmangite from Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado

 
Pyroxmangite from Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado

Pyroxmangite from Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado

DESCRIPTION:No. 38182
Mineral:Pyroxmangite
Locality:Silverton District, San Juan County, Colorado
Description:Thin slab of pink pyroxmangite. This material was commonly labeled as rhodonite, another manganese silicate, but XRD tests by Casadevall in 1976 determined the mineral species was actually pyroxmangite.
Overall Size:14x5x.4 cm
Crystals:
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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