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Pyroxmangite mineral - You can buy these samples

Pyroxmangite is a relatively rare skarn mineral dimorphic with rhodonite. As a rule, it occurs in the form of fine-grained continuous masses, but sometimes forms tabular or prismatic crystals. Prized by collectors. Transparent crystals are used in jewelry.

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

Physical properties of Pyroxmangite

Category Inosilicate
(repeating unit)
IMA symbol Pxm
Strunz classification 9.DO.05
Crystal system Triclinic
Crystal class Pinacoidal (1)
(same H-M symbol)
Space group C1
Unit cell a = 9.69 Å, b = 10.5 Å,
c = 17.39 Å; α = 112.17°,
β = 102.85°, γ = 82.93°;
V = 1,596.00 Å3; Z = 28
Color pink, red, brown
Twinning Lamellar on {010}, simple on {001}
Cleavage Perfect on {110}, {110}, (110) ^ (110) = 92° poor on {010}, {001}
Fracture hackly, uneven
Tenacity brittle
Mohs scale hardness 5+12 – 6
Luster vitreous, pearly
Streak colorless
Diaphaneity transparent, translucent
Specific gravity 3.8
Birefringence δ=0.018
Other characteristics morphology: tabular crystals, granular massive, grainy

Code: 2421
Файзулинское м-ие, Башкирия, Юж.Урал

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