Babingtonite

Specimen ID: G08-QVC

Mineral(s)
Babingtonite : Ca2(Fe,Mn)FeSi5O14(OH)
Locality
As recorded:
Hongquizhen Quarry, Meigu Co., Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, China
Mindat locality:
Dimensions
49mm x 35mm x 20mm
Description
A beautiful cluster of sharp black babingtonite crystals, with numerous being double terminated. This specimen is a 'floater' with no apparent point of attachment and with no visible damage. A couple of small, light green prhenite crystal groups are present as well. A very aesthetic and superb classic from this Chinese locality.
Previous data
Mineral(s)
Name withheld

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