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Hedenbergite mineral - You can buy these samples

Gedenbergite is a mineral of the pyroxene group from metamorphic limestones.

You can see hedenbergite stone for sale and buy it in the Minerals of Russia online store.

Physical properties of Hedenbergite

Category Pyroxenes
(repeating unit)
IMA symbol Hd
Strunz classification 9.DA.15
Crystal system Monoclinic
Crystal class Prismatic (2/m)
(same H-M symbol)
Space group C2/c
Formula mass 248.09 g/mol
Color brownish green, black
Crystal habit massive, prismatic crystals
Cleavage Good on {110}
Fracture Irregular
Tenacity Brittle
Mohs scale hardness 5.5 - 6.5
Luster Vitreous, dull
Streak white, gray
Diaphaneity Transparent-Opaque
Density 3.56 g/cm3
Optical properties Biaxial (+)
Refractive index nα = 1.699 - 1.739 nβ = 1.705 - 1.745 nγ = 1.728 - 1.757
Birefringence δ = 0.029
Pleochroism Weak
Dispersion r > v strong
Code: 529
1st Soviet mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorye, RF

0.00 $ $8.33

Code: 1545
1st Soviet mine, Dalnegorsk, Primorye, RF

0.00 $ $40.00

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