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Manganocummingtonite

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Formula:
☐{Mn2+2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
5 - 6
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Originally named mangan-cummingtonite in 1966 by Hugo Strunz in allusion to its composition, containing MANGANese, and its relationship to cummingtonite.
In order to better distinguish between amphibole end-member member compositions, the CNMNC has decided to rename manganocummingtonite. In 2016 clino-suenoite was approved and now replaces manganocummingtonite.
Synonym:
A synonym of Clino-suenoite




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