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Ferri-Magnesiohornblende from Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt (Type Locality for Ferri-Magnesiohornblende)

 
Ferri-Magnesiohornblende from Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt (Type Locality for Ferri-Magnesiohornblende)

Ferri-Magnesiohornblende from Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt (Type Locality for Ferri-Magnesiohornblende)

DESCRIPTION:No. 42819
Mineral:Ferri-Magnesiohornblende
Locality:Hurghada, Red Sea, Egypt (Type Locality for Ferri-Magnesiohornblende)
Description:Dark bronze-colored ferri-magnesiohornblende crystals in light-colored matrix. Some references list this as a valid species, but I find others list it as Fe-rich magnesiohornblende.
Overall Size:25x20x15 mm
Crystals:0.5-1.0 mm
Status: For reference only
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