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Name:According to locality in interfluve of Ir and Nimi rivers in Khabarovskii krai, Russia.
A variety of Jasper

Very special multicolor black-blue-brown-white local variety of Jasper or microquartzite associated with manganese ores of Taikan range in Eastern Siberia. Its coloration caused by: black - manganese oxides (very often Braunite), blue- alkaline amphiboles, brown- iron hydroxides, white - pure Quartz parts.

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Classification of Irnimite

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Other Names for Irnimite

Watercolour jasper

Other Information

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  • Localities for Irnimite

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    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Khabarovskiy Kray
        • Taikan Ridge
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