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Labelled as such in the collection of Dr. Toyofumi Yoshimura, manganese ore specialist at Kyushu University. Named for the locality, Xihucun (Hsihutsun), China.
A variety of Rhodonite

A purplish-red variety of rhodonite, unusually high in Ca.

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Momoi, H. (1964): Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15(1), 39-63.
Shouquan Zhu (1994): Origin and application of Gaoming Mn deposit. Geology and Prospecting 30(6), 15-18.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

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  • Beijing Municipality
    • Changping District
Momoi, H. (1964): Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology, 15(1), 39-63
  • Hunan Province
    • Yiyang Prefecture
      • Anhua Co.
Shouquan Zhu (1994): Geology and Prospecting 30(6), 15-18
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